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. Pompeo town hall meeting
Jan 13, 2016 - 10:28 AM
Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) hosted the meeting that drew nearly two dozen industry leaders and eight other lawmakers.
Jan 12, 2016 - 11:53 AM
With these added models, the approval covers nearly 170 Part 23 aircraft types equipped with Rockwell Collins TDR-94/94D transponders.
Jan 11, 2016 - 11:09 AM
Correction makes it easier for operators to raise the safety bar by voluntarily complying with the more rigorous training requirements of Part 121.
Jan 11, 2016 - 9:05 AM
Pompeo voices concerns that a recent draft of U.S. FAA reauthorization legislation would place an unfair funding burden on GA.
Jan 7, 2016 - 3:57 PM
The agency is using its certification memo to clarify rules.
Jan 7, 2016 - 8:28 AM
The restrictions affect waivers for the Flight Restricted Zone as well as those typically authorized to flying into DCA.
Jan 6, 2016 - 11:39 AM
FAA says helicopter pilots should avoid conducting running landings in skid-equipped aircraft on runways with lighting systems embedded in pavement.
Dec 27, 2015 - 10:51 AM
Many of the issues of 2015 are spilling over into the coming year.
House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster
Dec 23, 2015 - 12:23 PM
Allowing the FAA to issue bonds, charge fees or spinning off its Air Traffic Organization are options, says Government Accountability Office.
seized King Air
Dec 23, 2015 - 7:00 AM
The CBP seizure raises issues of charter responsibilities.