Regulations and Government

News about bills, laws, regulations and other governmental decisions affecting aviation and aerospace. Topics include FAA reauthorizations, taxes on fuel and aviation activities, environmental legislation, ICAO decisions, governmental mediation of labor conflicts and World Trade Organization disputes and decisions.

May 19, 2014 - 1:50 PM
The steep-approach feature is available immediately for EASA-configured Phenom 300s.
May 15, 2014 - 2:15 PM
Primary mission is to protect the freedom to fly for the growing population of general aviation pilots and aircraft owners.
May 13, 2014 - 3:28 PM
Civil aviation administration agency ANAC announced fines of up to $40,000 and even suspension of pilot certificates for slot violations.
May 8, 2014 - 3:15 PM
Authorization is single process for all operators flying to the 28 EU states, EU overseas territories and the four European Free Trade Association states.
May 7, 2014 - 4:25 AM
The CAA’s proposed time scale for oil and gas companies is not feasible, says the industry’s lobby group.
May 6, 2014 - 3:30 PM
Latest effort to curtail operations at Santa Monica Airport involves a proposed recommendation to limit emissions from aircraft operating there.
May 6, 2014 - 3:15 PM
He was a staunch advocate for general aviation who represented Minnesota’s 8th district, which includes Cirrus Aircraft.
May 6, 2014 - 3:00 PM
One bill would streamline the TSA’s acquisition process and the other would establish an Aviation Security Advisory Committee.
May 6, 2014 - 2:55 PM
University of Alaska can now use a small UAS for animal surveys at its test range in Fairbanks.
May 6, 2014 - 4:35 AM
The nine-year deal for ATC services represents the best option for the association.