Regulations and Government
News about bills, laws, regulations and other governmental decisions affecting aviation and aerospace. Topics include FAA re-authorizations, taxes on fuel and aviation activities, environmental legislation, ICAO decisions, governmental mediation of labor conflicts and World Trade Organization disputes and decisions.
Effort marks the end of a 20-year effort by industry and regulators and aligns Europe with the ICAO standards for commercial air transport operations.
Certification allows for approach angles of up to 6.65 degrees to operate into destinations such as London City and Lugano Airports.
Australia has certified the new Bell 505 Jet Ranger X and EASA validated the type certification for Robinson's two-seat R44 Cadet.
Availability of low-cost, small and lightweight ADS-B units might be more suitable and economical to safely separate unmanned aircraft from other traffic.
A balanced approach is necessary to ensure that the executive orders do not hamper safety, AIA says.
Web Manuals has added improvements to the collaborative working features of its system for updating operations manuals.
Some auditors have expressed views that people who receive stock items are performing safety-sensitive functions.
Bell's Michael Thacker encouraged increase Part 23 reforms to other certification areas.
Deadlines for the new requirements begin in 2018.
On its first anniversary, the EU Flight Time Limitations regulation is being misinterpreted says European Cockpit Association.