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.

January 7, 2020, 2:57 PM

Boeing Recommends Sim Training Requirement for Max

The U.S. manufacturer cites its “unstinting commitment” to the Max’s safe return to service as it changes its position on simulator requirements.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 11:37 AM
The special committee formed by Transportation Secretary Chao calls for better assessment of “human-machine interaction.”
Jan 16, 2020 - 10:09 AM
The sides must agree on the UK’s membership in EASA, market access, and “level playing field” in the next 11 months.
Jan 13, 2020 - 11:40 AM
International aviation flight-planning firm OpsGroup has published its updated list of current and upcoming ADS-B equipment and operational mandates.
Jan 10, 2020 - 10:22 AM
Ethics, illegal charters, tax planning, ADS-B privacy, and aircraft insurance are the top challenges for business aviation in 2020.
Jan 8, 2020 - 11:57 AM
The Cleveland, Ohio-based MRO has been certified as an active participant in the FAA Part 5 Voluntary Safety Management System Program.
Jan 8, 2020 - 11:49 AM
Following Iranian attacks on U.S. bases in Baghdad, the FAA has prohibited U.S. civil operators from overflying the airspace in and around Iraq and Iran.
Jan 8, 2020 - 11:35 AM
The new ATC charging system in Europe takes into consideration the actual route flown and allows for a more accurate application of the user pay principle.
Jan 8, 2020 - 9:54 AM
U.S. aviation authorities react to Iranian missile strikes on Iraqi air bases.
EHang's 216 demonstration flight in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Jan 8, 2020 - 5:15 AM
China's EHang wants to conduct longer-term U.S. flight trials with its 216 eVTOL air taxi aircraft as it seeks to achieve type certification.
Jan 7, 2020 - 2:57 PM
The U.S. manufacturer cites its “unstinting commitment” to the Max’s safe return to service as it changes its position on simulator requirements.