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 Asian Business Aviation Association bolsters its ranks as it looks to improve the industry in the region.
The Senate must wade through a number of potential amendments, including those surrounding security and taxes.
“Breakthrough” will improve flight safety and reduce avionics upgrade costs for owners of certain type certified aircraft.
European agency seeks new oversight powers
The exemption remains limited to U.S. operations.
Manufacterer fails to name certain intermediaries in export credit applications
The Senate bill has a mixed reaction from industry.
Aircraft pilots, ATC personnel and others reported 583 possible hazardsor encounters with UASs in U.S. airspace between August 22 and January 31.
Previous FAA standards for tower lighting allowed white and red steady-burning lights, the latter of which was found to attracts migratory birds.
The agency has always interpreted the existing smoking ban to prohibit e-cigarettes, but new rule explicity codifies this.