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.

September 13, 2017, 11:12 AM

Bombardier Applauds UK Intervention in Boeing Subsidy Dispute

Canadian company prepares for possibility of defending itself during penalty phase of complaint process

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Jul 12, 2017 - 4:53 PM
Moves stem from what U.S. carrier calls continued breaches of Open Skies pacts
Jul 12, 2017 - 11:38 AM
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.
Jul 12, 2017 - 10:08 AM
Airlines keenly interested in several elements of FAA reauthorization apart from ATC privatization
Max-Viz enhanced vision system
Jul 11, 2017 - 12:37 PM
Regulations for enhanced flight vision systems do not currently exist for helicopters flying to onshore or offshore helipads at heliports.
Jul 11, 2017 - 10:40 AM
The White House last month sent up two nominations for the Ex-Im board, but terms of two more members are set to expire.
Jul 11, 2017 - 10:12 AM
Conditions for return to flight focus around a second-stage planet gear in the epicyclic module of the main rotor gearbox.
Jul 10, 2017 - 11:29 AM
eABS reduces the risk of flat-spotting or blowing tires and allows aggressive braking as an alternative to the use of reverse thrust.
Jul 10, 2017 - 10:48 AM
Twin-engine X6 is the long-awaited successor to Airbus Helicopters' Super Puma.
Jul 10, 2017 - 10:42 AM
Mandates aim to make pilots more skilled in coping with aircraft upsets.
Jul 10, 2017 - 9:30 AM
Airlines join Qatar, Emirates, Etihad and Turkish among airlines now free to allow passengers to carry large electronic devices in cabins