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.

Jul 11, 2017 - 10:12 AM
Conditions for return to flight focus around a second-stage planet gear in the epicyclic module of the main rotor gearbox.
Jul 10, 2017 - 11:29 AM
eABS reduces the risk of flat-spotting or blowing tires and allows aggressive braking as an alternative to the use of reverse thrust.
Jul 10, 2017 - 10:48 AM
Twin-engine X6 is the long-awaited successor to Airbus Helicopters' Super Puma.
Jul 10, 2017 - 10:42 AM
Mandates aim to make pilots more skilled in coping with aircraft upsets.
Jul 10, 2017 - 9:30 AM
Airlines join Qatar, Emirates, Etihad and Turkish among airlines now free to allow passengers to carry large electronic devices in cabins
Jul 5, 2017 - 11:29 AM
Received eight months of house arrest, three years of probation and a $2,000 fine for obstructing the NTSB and FAA during an accident investigation.
Jul 5, 2017 - 10:51 AM
Groups said that pending FAA reauthorization should focus on “addressing needed reforms,” including stable multi-year FAA funding.
Jul 5, 2017 - 10:39 AM
Airlines join Etihad Airways among list of carriers whose passengers may now carry laptops in aircraft cabins
Jul 5, 2017 - 10:28 AM
Dan Elwell pledged to stick by the mandate in one of his first public addresses as FAA deputy administrator.
Aerion AS2
Jul 3, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Both the House and Senate are focused on possibilities for changing the ban.