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.
The FAA draft environmental assessment outlines plans to implement 109 new satellite procedures at more than 20 airports in Southern California.
The OIG audit comes as Washington debates the future of the ATC system.
The agency updated the guide that functions as the technical reference on IFR procedures used everywhere in the National Airspace System.
Groups express concern about possible handing over of ATC decisions to private entity.
East Hampton agreed to a further delay in enforcement of new restrictions at HTO after the District Court postponed a decision on the lawsuit.
The Transportation Department watchdog begins audit as the FAA readies requirements for next contract bid for Future Flight Service Program.
President Hochberg takes case for reauthorization to House and Senate this week.
Implementation will save operators significant time and expense
Should congestion build, arriving aircraft can expect ground delays or ground stops, in-trail restrictions and collaborative trajectory programs.
The FAA alleges Air Methods operated the aircraft on four flights last October when a required torque check inspection was overdue.