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.
The House Appropriations Committee has given its blessing to a measure that would fund aviation workforce development. It now goes for a full vote.
Airbus's low-emissions research spans carbon-absorbing algae, synthetic spider silk, and hybrid-electric propulsion.
Nav Canada has released a proposal to revise customer service charges to recover the costs of ADS-B surveillance data services.
Nav Canada is not budging on its requirement for ADS-B diversity antenna configurations, meaning antennas mounted on the top and the bottom of aircraft.
FAA is urging MU-2 operators to perform a fluorescent penetrant inspection of the wing spacer plates for cracks and replace any cracked wing spacer plates.
The Airport and Airway Trust Fund is expected to reach $60 billion in cash flow over the next decade, but proposals continue to seek to change funding.
EASA's new rules for recreational and commercial drone operators enables the free circulation of drones in the EU.
Challenger 300 crew estimated the glider flew past their right side at a distance of less than 100 feet, and they saw the glider pilot in the cockpit.
the acting U.S. trustee in the ongoing Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of One Aviation motioned to dismiss the company's prepackaged reorganization plan.
Rules grandfather pre-arranged trips for people-to-people purposes, but people won't be able to get there if booked through private aircraft or cruise.