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.

New SAT CBP Facility
Jun 30, 2017 - 11:40 AM
The Texas gateway sees more than 20,000 international GA passengers a year.
Jun 30, 2017 - 5:02 AM
European air traffic management network will be almost fully route-free by 2021, said Eurocontrol.
Jun 29, 2017 - 12:58 PM
The bulletin concludes with illustrations that show various scenarios of wake turbulence encounters and recommended avoidance techniques.
Jun 29, 2017 - 12:21 PM
Most recently, he has been serving as the senior advisor on aviation to Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao.
Jun 29, 2017 - 11:44 AM
General aviation-friendly provisions in the Senate bill include expanded airport funding through the Flight Act and the Pilots' Bill of Rights 2.
Jun 29, 2017 - 9:09 AM
AOPA members make appeal: "Don't let happen to us what's happened to the rest of the world."
Airvan 10
Jun 28, 2017 - 11:42 AM
The 10-seat, Rolls-Royce M250-powered airplane is a stretched version of GippsAero’s Airvan 8 piston single.
NASA low-boom demonstrator
Jun 28, 2017 - 10:06 AM
Testing of low-boom technologies is viewed as critical to repeal of the current prohibition of supersonic flight over land.
Jun 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM
House panel approved the comprehensive six-year FAA reauthorization bill after wading through nearly 80 amendments in a more than nine hour session.
Jun 27, 2017 - 5:35 PM
The approval, good for two years, will allow the facility to service Mexican-registered aircraft.