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 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.
May 3, 2014 - 4:30 AM
Mandates coming in the next six to 12 months.
May 1, 2014 - 3:03 PM
Safety campaign website will feature monthly weather topics such as turbulence, thunderstorms, icing, crosswinds and pilot resources.
Apr 29, 2014 - 2:31 PM
The FAA said the rule was prompted by the Russian Federation’s issuance of a notam on March 28 “purporting to establish unilaterally a new FIR.”
Apr 24, 2014 - 2:45 PM
At issue was a German protectionist regulation forcing foreign operators of inbound flights from non-EU country departure points to apply for permission.
Apr 24, 2014 - 2:30 PM
Subjects to be covered include application of federal excise tax to managed aircraft flying under Part 91 and business aircraft leasing structures.
Apr 22, 2014 - 2:55 PM
The FAA said the original deadline did not give stakeholders and the agency “sufficient time to prepare” and was “contrary to the public interest.”
Apr 22, 2014 - 2:40 PM
The Northern Plains Unmanned Systems Authority will conduct initial flights over North Dakota State University’s Carrington Research Extension Center.
Apr 22, 2014 - 2:34 PM
The EC agreed last Monday to extend the “stop the clock” provision affecting non-European operators until fall 2016.