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.
Some auditors have expressed views that people who receive stock items are performing safety-sensitive functions.
Bell's Michael Thacker encouraged increase Part 23 reforms to other certification areas.
Deadlines for the new requirements begin in 2018.
On its first anniversary, the EU Flight Time Limitations regulation is being misinterpreted says European Cockpit Association.
Changes range from mandated avionics upgrades to operational issues.
Signature filed a Part 13 complaint over the SNA decision and required DOT IG investigation.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand is trying to train more personnel so it can maintain adequate regulatory standards.
A new poll found that 62 percent of respondents oppose ATC privatization.
President Donald Trump criticized the FAA's NextGen modernization effort and suggested the agency would be better run by a pilot.
Rule allows pilots of airplanes with enhanced flight vision systems to fly certain IFR approaches all the way to landing “in lieu of natural vision”