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.
Cite failure of administration to properly coordinate and warn airlines of new policy
Hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and oxycodone would be added to the FAA’s urine testing requirements for commercial pilots and aircraft mechanics.
TFR will establish gateway screening for departures at HOU, but all other GA aircraft are prohibited during TFR.
Lanata Airport “will be the most affected” under the TFR because it is within the more restrictive 10-nm ring.
CEO Muilenburg applauds calls for tax and regulatory reform
The full Senate is expected to act on the nomination shortly.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers is making second effort to organize the assembly facility for 787 Dreamliners.
Gateway system, no-fly-zones will be in place.
FAA determined that a ban on jets, first put in place in 1973, is not grandfathered under ANCA.
Business aircraft flights limited to Manassas Regional, Washington Dulles and Baltimore/Washington International Airports.