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.

Dec 19, 2016 - 11:52 AM
The EU’s emissions trading scheme could resume in January for international flights, creating friction with ICAO’s developing CORSIA plan
Dec 16, 2016 - 5:41 PM
Huerta announced the release of the Part 23 rule, which culminated a nearly decade-long effort, saying it represents a fundamental shift in certification.
Dec 15, 2016 - 8:20 AM
U.S. FAA holding a briefing on December 16 on new rule.
Boeing Strike Eagle
Dec 14, 2016 - 2:34 PM
The White House has blocked a Saudi request for precision-guided bombs out of concern for civilian casualties in Yemen. The UK government may follow suit.
Dec 14, 2016 - 10:37 AM
This order is intended to maintain the status quo at SMO until the FAA completes its investigation.
Dassault FalconEye
Dec 13, 2016 - 12:20 PM
Under the new FAA rule pilots can continue the approach to landing using only the images displayed by the EVS on the HUD.
Dec 13, 2016 - 11:19 AM
Congress pushed full funding bill for most government agencies until early 2017.
Dec 12, 2016 - 12:33 PM
This paves the way for the launch of flights by M600 owner-operators in the region.
Dec 12, 2016 - 10:55 AM
Conclusion of firm order could hang on support of incoming U.S. administration
Dec 7, 2016 - 5:00 PM
Lack of regulatory structure that supports business aviation is a key issue in many countries.