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.

Jan 8, 2020 - 9:54 AM
U.S. aviation authorities react to Iranian missile strikes on Iraqi air bases.
EHang's 216 demonstration flight in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Jan 8, 2020 - 5:15 AM
China's EHang wants to conduct longer-term U.S. flight trials with its 216 eVTOL air taxi aircraft as it seeks to achieve type certification.
Jan 7, 2020 - 2:57 PM
The U.S. manufacturer cites its “unstinting commitment” to the Max’s safe return to service as it changes its position on simulator requirements.
Jan 6, 2020 - 10:33 AM
The program is "another tool" for AEA member repair shops to train their own avionics technicians.
Teterboro Airport
Jan 3, 2020 - 10:45 AM
The FAA is looking to implement a new offset RNAV approach to Teterboro Airport's Runway 19, to ease noise impact.
Jan 3, 2020 - 9:43 AM
The FAA is planning flight restrictions and a reservation program in the South Florida area for Super Bowl LIV.
MNG Global 6000
Jan 3, 2020 - 8:20 AM
MNG Jet alleges that one of its employees acted alone in falsifying records to conceal that Carlos Ghosn used two of its jets to escape from Japan.
Jan 2, 2020 - 11:18 AM
AOPA found faults with a congressional report on FBO pricing from the Government Accountability Office.
Jan 2, 2020 - 10:35 AM
Turkish police are investigating the apparent use of a private jet to help indicted former auto executive Carlos Ghosn to escape from Japan to Lebanon.
Dec 27, 2019 - 2:02 PM
Congress renewed a biodiesel tax credit through 2022, a move that business aviation organizations said would be critical to expansion of SAF use.