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.
The CBP seizure raises issues of charter responsibilities.
The manufacturer will pay a $12 million fine to resolve 'multiple pending and potential' civil penalties from the FAA.
Aircraft registered in the Channel Island of Guernsey will be able to operate commercially.
GA groups will continue push for permanent bonus depreciation.
The agency is attempting to stave off disaster by having owners of larger R/C aircraft and drones register them. The odds are stacked against it.
American Airlines aims to start scheduled flights next year
The government-wide funding bill would increase FAA's budget and extend bonus depreciation for five years.
Senate passage comes less than a week after the Senate Commerce Committee approved a compromise version of the bill.
On December 15 the FAA missed the congressionally set mandate to issue a final rule overhauling small aircraft certification regulations.
Lawmakers now have until December 16 to agree on a funding measure for most government agencies, including the FAA.