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.
City Council agrees to three-year and month-to-month leases, while vowing to pursue options to control fate of Santa Monica Airport.
Grants operators a certificate of authorization for UAS flights at or below 200 feet anywhere in the country except in restricted airspace or major cities.
NBAA, NATA warn that they would not support FAA changes that threaten access, costs of system.
Larsen wary that push for transformation could lead to lengthy delays in reauthorization.
Commercial single-engine turbine IMC proposal on pace for release in 2016.
Boeing leads other large U.S. corporations in receiving subsidies from federal, state and local governments.
Pefetti will serve as observer on ICAO Flight Operations panel and advise IBAC.
Bell again denied patent infringement and accused Airbus Helicopters of unfair “legal maneuvering.”
U.S. policy requires DOT to work with Homeland Security on complementary system in case GPS is disrupted.
Update applies to Part 91, 120 and 135 operations.