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.
ICAO reached landmark C02 agreement, while both U.S. and Euroepan officials progress on approach to small aircraft standards.
There are specific requirements for the exemption, including entering into a listing agreement that transfers care, custody and control of the aircraft.
The rule requires changes be made to some requirements under Parts 91 and 135 to align pilot operating rules with the new Part 23 airplane rules.
Sudhir Nayak is the first Indian to serve on the board of IBAC.
Agreement excludes tentative order for A380s
ICAO had recommended that all turbine airplanes in excess of 12,500 pounds mtow be equipped with a wind shear warning system.
ATC reform remains a high priority for House Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.).
The mandate applies to newly manufactured, commercially-operated turbine planes weighing less than 12,500 pounds.
The current TFR format can be confusing and lead to violations, AOPA said.
Claims Bombardier benefitted from more than $4 billion in illegal subsidies