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.

FlightSafety Upset Recovery Training in Sim
Sep 3, 2015 - 10:31 AM
The main focus of the new training standards is for those who intend to pursue a career as an airline transport-rated pilot.
Sep 1, 2015 - 9:25 AM
Regulatory deadlines approaching in the coming months
Embraer Legacy 450
Aug 31, 2015 - 9:51 AM
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.
Aug 27, 2015 - 10:19 AM
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.
Aug 27, 2015 - 9:31 AM
EASA likely to review qualifications for single-pilot operations following concerns expressed by European officials.
Aug 26, 2015 - 9:24 AM
TIA allows Cirrus to move forward with FAA conformity inspections and certification flight-tests with an FAA pilot on board the aircraft.
Aug 25, 2015 - 4:02 PM
The industry-based ASAC hopes for an update on activities surrounding recommendation to eliminate "the guy with the gun" requirement when it next meets.
Aug 20, 2015 - 11:04 AM
FAA lists a number of prohibited activities in Philadelphia during the Papal Visit, but highlights the area will be a no-drone zone.
Aug 20, 2015 - 9:47 AM
Private or provincially owned airlines to secure rights through their own aviation authorities
Aug 19, 2015 - 9:37 AM
Dominican jury sentenced both pilots to 20 years of prison and confiscated the French-operated Falcon 50.