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.
While machinations continue on future funding of the FAA, the House and Senate last week approved a six-week extension of the current law.
The FAA today issued a <link http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/rulemaking/recently_published/media/29305.pdf _blank>notice of proposed rulemaking</li
A four-year, NASA-led project began last month to determine the requirements and procedures for safely integrating the operation of unmanned aerial vehicle
The newly formed European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is crafting a pricing policy for the certifications it can now grant.
The Transportation Security Administration confirmed late last month that it decided to suspend the current “three trip” monthly frequency requirement nece
As part of an increase in the FAA’s regulatory enforcement program, aircraft owners must, within 60 days of June 1, complete and return the triennial aircr
Business aviation continues to be a bright spot in the FAA’s annual aviation forecast, with top executives of two business jet manufacturers and the leadin
It is no secret that the FAA in the last several months has been forced to shelve a number of important ATC modernization projects.
Members of the Air Line Pilots Association will be asked their views on the Age 60 mandatory retirement rule for airline pilots.
Twenty medical conditions that are serious enough to require special issuance (SI) first- and second-class medicals can now be cleared by an aviation medic