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.
Approach will simplify the process of making standard changes and repairs to a “broad swath” of general aviation aircraft in Europe.
The agency seeks to clarify the current guidance.
the FAA “intends to shut down DTC’s connections" that allow it to provide aviation weather briefings and file flight plans.
The Baltic Air Charter Association and the UK Civil Aviation Authority held a joint seminar to discuss foreign carrier permits and illegal charters.
The curent regulatory framework for life-limited aircraft parts has a proven safety records, say industry groups.
IBT 1108 petitioned NMB on July 4 to determine whether Flight Options and sister company Flexjet “constitute ‘a single transportation system.’”
The super-midsize Challenger 300 entered service in 2004, while the updated 350 was certified by the FAA, Transport Canada and EASA last year.
There are 460 aircraft active on the fleet.
Chairman Shuster is expected to delay release of the FAA reauthorization bill until close to when House floor consideration is scheduled..
EPA will hold a public hearing and review comments as it moves toward regulating GHG emissions from aircraft.