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.
Rep. Roskam introduces legislation in new Congress to prevent Iran from using commercial airliners for military or other 'illicit' purposes.
New general aviation facility was built in full compliance with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) standards.
The NTSB issued an urgent recommendation concerning unsafe wiring on Piper PA-31T Cheyennes that might lead to arcing and fires.
The Bremen-based MRO has broadened its international clientele with a new authorization to work on N-registered aircraft.
The award will give the Texas-based completions specialist more independence and flexibility in dealing with FAA approvals.
The preliminary injunction follows the November 4 ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Bill anticipated to include ATC reform, and other priorities that include aircraft registration and certification fixes, Graves said.
The FAA had determined that pilots who solicit passengers using the website are “common carriers” and subject to commercial transportation requirements.
The agency released the BasicMed rule at the direction of Congress.
Several major rulemaking actions are scheduled to be adopted in 2017 that will affect general and business aviation operations in the U.S. and abroad.