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 17, 2019 - 4:59 PM
The country is attempting to standardize its nebulous cabotage position, according to FltOps Group.
Jun 17, 2019 - 10:30 AM
Currently, EASA promotes evidence-based training on a voluntary program for airplane operators that fly multi-pilot operations with access to simulators.
Jun 14, 2019 - 2:32 PM
The MRO provider's network of maintenance facilities spread across the U.S. now has approval to work on Brazilian-registered aircraft.
Jun 14, 2019 - 10:52 AM
The House Appropriations Committee has given its blessing to a measure that would fund aviation workforce development. It now goes for a full vote.
Airbus algae
Jun 14, 2019 - 8:00 AM
Airbus's low-emissions research spans carbon-absorbing algae, synthetic spider silk, and hybrid-electric propulsion.
Jun 12, 2019 - 6:08 PM
Nav Canada has released a proposal to revise customer service charges to recover the costs of ADS-B surveillance data services.
Jun 12, 2019 - 5:55 PM
Nav Canada is not budging on its requirement for ADS-B diversity antenna configurations, meaning antennas mounted on the top and the bottom of aircraft.
Jun 12, 2019 - 11:19 AM
FAA is urging MU-2 operators to perform a fluorescent penetrant inspection of the wing spacer plates for cracks and replace any cracked wing spacer plates.
remote ATC tower
Jun 12, 2019 - 10:27 AM
The Airport and Airway Trust Fund is expected to reach $60 billion in cash flow over the next decade, but proposals continue to seek to change funding.
Jun 11, 2019 - 5:34 PM
EASA's new rules for recreational and commercial drone operators enables the free circulation of drones in the EU.