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.
Moves stem from what U.S. carrier calls continued breaches of Open Skies pacts
More than 100 general aviation groups signed onto a statement against the ATC reform proposal, marking one of the largest GA collaborations on the issue.
Airlines keenly interested in several elements of FAA reauthorization apart from ATC privatization
Regulations for enhanced flight vision systems do not currently exist for helicopters flying to onshore or offshore helipads at heliports.
The White House last month sent up two nominations for the Ex-Im board, but terms of two more members are set to expire.
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