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.

November 27, 2019, 10:15 AM

FAA To Take Full Control of Max Airworthiness Certification

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has decided to retain full authority to issue airworthiness certification to each 737 Max.

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Nov 26, 2019 - 11:08 AM
Three recently introduced bills would facilitate local restrictions of operations, preempting federal authority, six industry organizations said.
Nov 25, 2019 - 9:49 AM
With more aircraft equipped with ADS-B, the Aviation Safety Reporting System is receiving more pilot comments on how ADS-B is helping to avoid collisions.
Nov 21, 2019 - 12:10 PM
Aviation Manuals is now offering a binder to help operators ensure they are prepared for anything that might be examined in a SAFA ramp check.
Nov 21, 2019 - 11:22 AM
T&I chairman DeFazio says the bill creates one standard, regardless of where an aircraft is maintained, but groups say it will harm industry.
Nov 21, 2019 - 11:19 AM
EASA is recommending that all Part 27 helicopters receive flight recorders to benefit the industry's overall safety.
Piaggio Avanti Evo
Nov 21, 2019 - 9:53 AM
Italian government officials hope to complete a sale of the aircraft manufacturer's assets by next fall.
Nov 20, 2019 - 12:42 PM
The FAA is looking to implement satellite-based navigation to move air traffic more efficiently through Southern Nevada.
Nov 20, 2019 - 10:51 AM
The approval allows the facility at St. Louis Regional Airport to perform maintenance and repairs on Brazil-registered aircraft.
U.S. CBP Cessna C-550
Nov 19, 2019 - 4:08 PM
The Cessna Citation 550, the only jet aircraft ever operated by the U.S. CBP, reaches the end of the line after more than four decades of service.
Vancouver Airport control tower
Nov 19, 2019 - 3:17 PM
Scheduled to take effect in 2021, Canada has shelved its ADS-B Out performance requirements, citing concerns from stakeholders and industry.