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.
Appeals Court overturned a U.S. District Court decision to dismiss the city of Santa Monica's lawsuit against for control over the fate of SMO.
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The agency questions whether consensus standards will provide an adequate level of safety.
Business aviation leaders urge caution, while reform backers uphold Nav Canada system.
Jan. 1, 2018 deadline will ensure a “harmonized deployment” of 8.33-kHZ voice-channel-spacing-based communications below FL195.
FAA withdrew proposed rulemaking that would have imposed new landing restrictions on nonscheduled operations at JFK, La Guardia and Newark Airports.
The self-contained unit meets U.S. Department of Agriculture specifications for treating international waste.
Agency says operators have an “ongoing obligation” to ensure that the maintenance or modification mandated by an AD is maintained.
Manufacturer is developing the retrofit kit for AS350B2s, B3s and B3es and EC130B4s.
Some 180 VORs and NDBs will be shut down later this month.