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 presidential executive orders created some uncertainties over application to certain FAA safety regulations, such as Airworthiness Directives.
Do we truly need all FAA regulations, or have some run their course?
Senate Commerce chairman Thune said Chao has the bipartisan backing of the Senate.
The announcement caps a year-long process, under the FAA's new repair station certificiation protocols.
Chao was approved by an overwhelming majority in the Senate.
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