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.

May 15, 2019, 4:15 PM

FAA Chief Faults Boeing for Lack of Clarity on MCAS

Dan Elwell testified that the FAA expects Boeing to submit a software update in about a week.

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May 14, 2019 - 11:09 AM
FAA InFO reminds of safe use of PEDs on board aircraft.
May 14, 2019 - 10:32 AM
The lawmakers have begun a GA Caucus membership drive, and NBAA is supporting that effort with an online outreach tool.
May 8, 2019 - 3:57 PM
Boeing applauds the re-establishment of the U.S. export credit agency’s board quorum.
May 8, 2019 - 9:04 AM
The safety review comes as Thailand bids to regain Category 1 status in the U.S.
Flight Aware ADS-B Equipage graph
May 7, 2019 - 9:45 AM
According to statistics from FÏightAware, more than 70 percent of U.S.-registered bizjets and turboprops have met the mandate, with the deadline looming.
May 3, 2019 - 12:28 PM
Operators must register with the Canada Registry Agency if they plan to fly through affected provinces.
May 3, 2019 - 12:01 PM
Following an executive order from the King County executive, the FBOs at Seattle's King County International have vetoed serving deportation charters.
May 2, 2019 - 11:15 AM
David Olive of the Aviation Workforce Alliance tells Wichita Aero Club luncheon ways to alleviate pilot shortage.
Apr 30, 2019 - 12:08 PM
Crew of a Rockwell Sabreliner reported electrical issues before the jet crashed near New Albany, Mississippi, on April 13.
Apr 30, 2019 - 11:56 AM
AviationManuals today launched a new enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) package that streamlines materials required by bizav operators to use EFVS.