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.
Regulatory deadlines approaching in the coming months
The Legacy 450 can seat up to nine passengers and boasts a flat-floor, stand-up six-foot-tall cabin with a six-foot 10-inch cross section.
NBAA stresses that the upcoming FAA small UAS rule must clearly state where drones can be flown and seeks an altitude limit of 400 feet agl.
EASA likely to review qualifications for single-pilot operations following concerns expressed by European officials.
TIA allows Cirrus to move forward with FAA conformity inspections and certification flight-tests with an FAA pilot on board the aircraft.
The industry-based ASAC hopes for an update on activities surrounding recommendation to eliminate "the guy with the gun" requirement when it next meets.
FAA lists a number of prohibited activities in Philadelphia during the Papal Visit, but highlights the area will be a no-drone zone.
Private or provincially owned airlines to secure rights through their own aviation authorities
Dominican jury sentenced both pilots to 20 years of prison and confiscated the French-operated Falcon 50.
The new policy would draw distinctions between airline operations and business aircraft operators.