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.

Jun 28, 2016 - 12:09 AM
The Goldwater Institute is asking the Supreme Court to hear the Flytenow case, which revolves around First Amendment issues.
Dassault Falcon 8X
Jun 27, 2016 - 10:56 AM
Derived from the Falcon 7X, the 6,450-nm 8X was unveiled at EBACE 2014 and first flew on Feb. 6, 2015.
Jun 24, 2016 - 1:00 PM
The UK electorate's June 23 vote to leave the European Union poses serious questions about the country's aerospace, defense and air transport industries.
Jun 23, 2016 - 12:16 PM
Release of NPA puts CS-23 on pace for year-end enactment in Europe.
Jun 23, 2016 - 9:35 AM
The proposal would more than double the fuel tax and eliminate an airline exemption for fuel burned outside the state.
Jun 22, 2016 - 11:53 AM
NBAA said the rule balances safety with the ability to operate UAS, but expressed concern the FAA has yet to release guidance when operating near airports.
Jun 16, 2016 - 3:31 PM
Aviation groups continue to push for global approac
Jun 16, 2016 - 9:23 AM
Rep. Shuster links issues to call for ATC privatization.
hangar at small airport
Jun 15, 2016 - 4:32 PM
Allievating general aviation community fears, the FAA's new hangar use policy will not ban refridgerators, bar-b-que grills, and recliners from hangars.
Jun 15, 2016 - 6:39 AM
The U.S. Senate passed the measure on June 14 as part of the National Defense Authorization Act.