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.

Apr 7, 2016 - 8:00 PM
The Asian Business Aviation Association bolsters its ranks as it looks to improve the industry in the region.
Apr 7, 2016 - 10:57 AM
The Senate must wade through a number of potential amendments, including those surrounding security and taxes.
Dynon EFIS-D10A
Apr 6, 2016 - 11:25 AM
“Breakthrough” will improve flight safety and reduce avionics upgrade costs for owners of certain type certified aircraft.
Apr 5, 2016 - 9:00 AM
European agency seeks new oversight powers
Apr 5, 2016 - 8:09 AM
The exemption remains limited to U.S. operations.
Apr 4, 2016 - 11:10 AM
Manufacterer fails to name certain intermediaries in export credit applications
Apr 4, 2016 - 10:59 AM
The Senate bill has a mixed reaction from industry.
Mar 28, 2016 - 11:41 AM
Aircraft pilots, ATC personnel and others reported 583 possible hazardsor encounters with UASs in U.S. airspace between August 22 and January 31.
Mar 24, 2016 - 12:53 PM
Previous FAA standards for tower lighting allowed white and red steady-burning lights, the latter of which was found to attracts migratory birds.
Mar 24, 2016 - 12:39 PM
The agency has always interpreted the existing smoking ban to prohibit e-cigarettes, but new rule explicity codifies this.