Regulations and Government
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ICAO had recommended that all turbine airplanes in excess of 12,500 pounds mtow be equipped with a wind shear warning system.
ATC reform remains a high priority for House Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.).
The mandate applies to newly manufactured, commercially-operated turbine planes weighing less than 12,500 pounds.
The current TFR format can be confusing and lead to violations, AOPA said.
Claims Bombardier benefitted from more than $4 billion in illegal subsidies
De Juniac reports progress in Nigeria and Egypt
The EU’s emissions trading scheme could resume in January for international flights, creating friction with ICAO’s developing CORSIA plan
Huerta announced the release of the Part 23 rule, which culminated a nearly decade-long effort, saying it represents a fundamental shift in certification.
U.S. FAA holding a briefing on December 16 on new rule.
The White House has blocked a Saudi request for precision-guided bombs out of concern for civilian casualties in Yemen. The UK government may follow suit.