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.
The first deliverable copy of the MC-21 will feature Russian-made composites in its wings.
After years of advocacy by the bizav industry, the U.S. IRS recently shifted its position on federal excise taxes largely in favor of aircraft owners.
Massachusetts legislators are floating bills that would impose a landing fee on general aviation aircraft and repeal a sales tax exemption for aircraft.
EASA describes the Israeli-Hamas conflict as a “matter of high concern for commercial aviation.”
The Senate Commerce Committee approved a number of bills of note to aviation on May 12, including one calling for an AAM working group.
The Paris Court of Appeals on Wednesday referred the case stemming from the 2009 Air France crash of an Airbus A330 to the French criminal court.
NBAA and GAMA submitted joint comments to a Financial Crimes Enforcement Network proposal on reporting rules for LLCs.
Piper Aircraft recently received EASA approval for its M600/SLS Halo safety system and plans to begin deliveries to European customers in June.
As requested by GA groups, the CDC has expanded its guidance to permit home test kits for passengers to meet international flight test requirements.
The NTSB is proposing to update accident notification form 6120.1, the document required to be filed in the event of an accident or incident.