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 agency is using its certification memo to clarify rules.
The restrictions affect waivers for the Flight Restricted Zone as well as those typically authorized to flying into DCA.
FAA says helicopter pilots should avoid conducting running landings in skid-equipped aircraft on runways with lighting systems embedded in pavement.
Many of the issues of 2015 are spilling over into the coming year.
Allowing the FAA to issue bonds, charge fees or spinning off its Air Traffic Organization are options, says Government Accountability Office.
The CBP seizure raises issues of charter responsibilities.
The manufacturer will pay a $12 million fine to resolve 'multiple pending and potential' civil penalties from the FAA.
Aircraft registered in the Channel Island of Guernsey will be able to operate commercially.
GA groups will continue push for permanent bonus depreciation.
The agency is attempting to stave off disaster by having owners of larger R/C aircraft and drones register them. The odds are stacked against it.