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.
Earl Lawrence is new head of the Aircraft Certification Service while Jay Merkle leaders UAS Integration.
A pilot, Graves has worked closely with the GA community on numerous issues but also was at loggerheads with leaders over ATC reorganization.
A new document from the Flight Safety Foundation outlines best practices for controlled rest on the fligth deck.
The new agreement reached this week is aimed at building on efforts to ensure a common drone market on the Continent.
Congress has until December 7 to act on funding of numerous government agencies, including the Departments of Transportation and Homeland Security.
The city of Norwood, Massachusetts, violated both state and federal grant assurances in preventing another FBO from being established at Norwood Airport.
The agreement provides for stability and the status quo on the transatlantic.
NATA sees activity beginning to pick up both at FAA headquarters and the local level, with states officials now wanting to get involved.
Sberbank and VTB have committed to funding a fleet consisting of Superjets and Il-114s.
The fines come as the FAA has stepped up its efforts to identify illegal charters and either educate or enforce, depending on the circumstances.