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.

May 10, 2017 - 11:36 AM
The five-blade Hartzell composite propeller is now being offered as a Piper factory option for 2017 on new M600s.
May 10, 2017 - 10:35 AM
According to Duncan’s latest estimate, 6,000 business aircraft in the U.S. still need to be equipped with ADS-B OUT before Dec. 31, 2019.
NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen
May 10, 2017 - 12:01 AM
The NBAA head says this latest attempt to float the privatization scheme may be the most serious yet.
May 9, 2017 - 12:20 PM
Debate on ATC reform heightens on Capitol Hill, while GA advocates continue dialog with White House.
May 9, 2017 - 11:54 AM
Rosaviatsiya has revoked hundreds of pilots licenses and could nullify as many as 1,000 more in the near term.
May 8, 2017 - 12:10 PM
The assignment is intended to carry out a mandate of a presidential executive order.
May 8, 2017 - 11:16 AM
Lawmakers roll over language that expresses opposition to independent ATC
May 8, 2017 - 10:55 AM
Pilot hoping to hash out issue in meeting with Palm Beach and FAA officials.
May 4, 2017 - 11:56 AM
Authorities plan to repeal all existing legislation in favor of full ICAO-compliant rules
May 3, 2017 - 10:45 AM
The comprehensive spending package includes an emphasis on the U.S. FAA's certification activities.