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.

Sep 12, 2018 - 3:12 PM
Manufacturer yields to U.S. sanctions prohibiting delivery of final seven of 20 ATR 72-600s
Sep 11, 2018 - 8:16 AM
New EASA Basic Regulation enters into force on September 11.
Sep 10, 2018 - 11:52 AM
U.S. sanctions prevent any further deliveries
Sep 4, 2018 - 11:01 AM
Agency has determined that continuing to provide services on a callout basis for private aircraft is cost prohibitive.
Aug 30, 2018 - 5:01 PM
The same issues held up reauthorization, similar concessions were made to move long-term bills, yet delays persisted.
Aug 30, 2018 - 11:32 AM
ARSA accuses the FAA of being more aggressive toward enforcement of repair station ICA rules than those that apply to manufacturers.
Aug 30, 2018 - 10:21 AM
The IRS clarification of previously used enables property to still qualify in cases of incidental uses, such as a demonstration flight.
Aug 28, 2018 - 1:13 PM
The routes were developed to improve the efficiency of the national airspace system and reduce dependency on ground-based navigational systems.
Aug 28, 2018 - 1:06 PM
FIS-B Notams are limited to those issued in the past 30 days, even though older ones might still be active.
John McCain
Aug 27, 2018 - 11:53 AM
The late Senator and war hero was a driving force behind GA product liability reform, but also backed BizAv user fees.