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.

May 9, 2022, 11:07 AM

FAA Updates Guidance for EFVS Operations

The FAA has issued an update of its previous 2018 advisory circular (AC) that provides regulatory guidance for operators to obtain EFVS approval.

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PC-24 over Las Vegas Strip
Apr 27, 2022 - 12:07 PM
With heavy traffic expected this weekend in Las Vegas for the NFL draft, a prior permission required program for transient GA aircraft has been instituted.
Gulfstream G700
Apr 27, 2022 - 11:00 AM
Gulfstream G700 certification could be delayed by three to six months due to a new, additional requirement imposed by the FAA.
Naples airport fueling tankers
Apr 27, 2022 - 10:30 AM
Florida’s Naples Municipal Airport will implement a new policy to stop overnight aircraft fueling operations on the field.
Refinery quality manager examining flask of SAF
Apr 26, 2022 - 3:40 PM
A broad-based coalition consisting of nearly 80 aviation stakeholders is urging Congress to enact a blender's tax to spur SAF investment.
NASA X-57 electric aircraft demonstrator in flight
Apr 25, 2022 - 11:35 AM
NASA’s electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 “Maxwell,” is nearing the end of ground tests and being prepared for the installation of batteries.
Aircraft model of the Irkut MC-21-310 jetliner
Apr 25, 2022 - 8:51 AM
Sanctions imposed by the West have forced Russian industry to scrap plans for the Pratt & Whitney-powered MC-21-300.
Apr 20, 2022 - 10:49 AM
The FAA has included several key deadlines as part of an interim final rule overhauling aviation maintenance technician school regulations.
(Photo: FAA)
Apr 19, 2022 - 5:19 PM
The FAA created a new feature on its MedXpress system that enables medical certificate applicants to check on status throughout review process.
Apr 14, 2022 - 12:37 PM
Eve Urban Air Mobility and Zanite Acquisition expect to complete their merger on May 9 and then float shares in the new Eve Holding entity on the NYSE.
SAF production facility
Apr 13, 2022 - 10:34 AM
President Biden has reaffirmed his commitment to sustainable aviation and sustainable aviation fuel in remarks yesterday at an Iowa biofuel plant.