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.
A general aviation working group suggests the ability to regularly change Mode S transponder codes and long term encryption ability.
Beverly Scott would bring a long background of transit administration and safety to her new role, but may face scrutiny on Capitol Hill.
Both Ex-Im renewal and the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2 were potential measures for the highway bill that has stalled.
Regulatory deadlines approaching in the coming months
Satellite facility specializes in avionics repair and installation.
After last year's last-minute extension, industry groups are hoping Congress acts sooner this year.
GA groups kick up lobbying campaign in support of amendment as the Air Line Pilots Association objects to the third-class medical provision.
Aerocardal, one of the largest charter and FBOs in Chile, will handle both commercial and government sales for Gulfstream in Chile.
Sen. Kirk is offering an amendment over strong objections of fellow Republican lawmakers.
The U.S. Department of Defense says it is not planning to deploy Patriot missile batteries in Poland.