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.
Conditions for return to flight focus around a second-stage planet gear in the epicyclic module of the main rotor gearbox.
eABS reduces the risk of flat-spotting or blowing tires and allows aggressive braking as an alternative to the use of reverse thrust.
Twin-engine X6 is the long-awaited successor to Airbus Helicopters' Super Puma.
Mandates aim to make pilots more skilled in coping with aircraft upsets.
Airlines join Qatar, Emirates, Etihad and Turkish among airlines now free to allow passengers to carry large electronic devices in cabins
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.
Groups said that pending FAA reauthorization should focus on “addressing needed reforms,” including stable multi-year FAA funding.
Airlines join Etihad Airways among list of carriers whose passengers may now carry laptops in aircraft cabins
Dan Elwell pledged to stick by the mandate in one of his first public addresses as FAA deputy administrator.
Both the House and Senate are focused on possibilities for changing the ban.