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.

Embraer Legacy 450
Aug 31, 2015 - 9:51 AM
The Legacy 450 can seat up to nine passengers and boasts a flat-floor, stand-up six-foot-tall cabin with a six-foot 10-inch cross section.
Aug 27, 2015 - 10:19 AM
NBAA stresses that the upcoming FAA small UAS rule must clearly state where drones can be flown and seeks an altitude limit of 400 feet agl.
Aug 27, 2015 - 9:31 AM
EASA likely to review qualifications for single-pilot operations following concerns expressed by European officials.
Aug 26, 2015 - 9:24 AM
TIA allows Cirrus to move forward with FAA conformity inspections and certification flight-tests with an FAA pilot on board the aircraft.
Aug 25, 2015 - 4:02 PM
The industry-based ASAC hopes for an update on activities surrounding recommendation to eliminate "the guy with the gun" requirement when it next meets.
Aug 20, 2015 - 11:04 AM
FAA lists a number of prohibited activities in Philadelphia during the Papal Visit, but highlights the area will be a no-drone zone.
Aug 20, 2015 - 9:47 AM
Private or provincially owned airlines to secure rights through their own aviation authorities
Aug 19, 2015 - 9:37 AM
Dominican jury sentenced both pilots to 20 years of prison and confiscated the French-operated Falcon 50.
Aug 18, 2015 - 2:44 PM
The new policy would draw distinctions between airline operations and business aircraft operators.
Aug 18, 2015 - 12:40 PM
Presentations at the event largely focused on the current challenges facing the industry in the Baltic States and throughout the region.