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.
Policy stipulates datalink recording requirements apply to aircraft manufactured since Dec. 6, 2010.
Deadline for implementation of the new regulations comes in April 2015.
Upcoming mandates: within six months, within 12 months and beyond 12 months.
Bill would expand pilot protections during enforcement actions, seek improvements to Notam system and provide liability protection for volunteer pilots.
Senate action on bill expected today, but House and Senate lawmakers have been at impasse.
Distribution of the proceeds was blocked by a lawsuit brought by one Avantair shareowner that challenged the trustee's plan.
The city could earn an additional $8.9 million a year by raising lease rates.
The original final accident report has been removed from the public domain.
Proposal expected to draw a considerable number of comments from business supporters of UAS, as well as aviation safety advocates.
New order allows for both VFR and IFR operations using special callsigns.