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.

July 16, 2018, 11:51 AM

Tempest Unleashes New UK Combat Aircraft Era

UK defence secretary unveils new strategy and full-scale concept model at the Farnborough Airshow.

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Jul 16, 2018 - 3:17 AM
CEO Dennis Muilenburg expresses concern over trade tensions but thinks cooler heads will prevail
Farnborough Airport
Jul 16, 2018 - 3:15 AM
CAA grants airport's request for Class D airspace designation despite GA objections.
aircraft flying
Jul 15, 2018 - 3:49 AM
Future Combat Air Strategy could include “system of systems” with multiple types of aircraft, swarms of drones, and other advanced concepts.
Jul 13, 2018 - 9:58 AM
UK’s exit from EASA could halt aerospace production lines, warn executives.
Jul 13, 2018 - 9:33 AM
GAMA supported the UK's proposed continued involvement in EASA, but said little time remains to work out details in areas such as oversight.
airplane flying at an angle
Jul 13, 2018 - 7:00 AM
Sukhoi is pushing ahead with de-westernized version and SSJ75, and could get a substantial Iranian order as western firms are forces to retreat.
Jul 13, 2018 - 6:00 AM
More than four years since MH370 disappeared, ICAO’s 15-minute normal tracking interval mandate goes into effect on November 8.
Jul 12, 2018 - 2:18 PM
The administration, however, has indicated plans to continue ATC overhaul push.
Jul 10, 2018 - 12:22 PM
While the agency largely dismissed the AOPA complaint against Key West International Airport, it did find a grant assurance violation.
Jul 10, 2018 - 12:05 PM
Washington lobbyists have been concerned about an apparent lack of momentum with the bill.