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.
Toronto Airport is going ahead with plans requiring business/general aviation aircraft to obtain reservations for all arrivals and departures.
Passage occurred as the latest stopgap funding measure was set to expire.
Operators of newer EASA-certified large airplanes and large helicopters are now required to phase out the use of Halon as an onboard fire extinguisher.
Small drone owners will have to begin displaying their FAA registration numbers on an outside surface of their aircraft as of February 23.
GAMA's Pete Bunce detailed delayed deliveries, near furloughs, and costly certification stoppages that occurred during the 35-day shutdown.
The crosstubes are Dart's first foray into the larger thin-wall aluminum tubes on the Airbus helicopter landing gear.
The new standard will define 20 terms, some long in use, but others introduced to increase accuracy in landing condition reports.
Sixteen African states have removed all restrictions from air service agreements, but more needs to be done.
The February 13 hearing was scheduled after House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders introduced a bill to shield the FAA from shutdowns.
After nearly a decade of planning, the Martin County Airport in Stuart has its own U.S. Customs facility, which can process both airplanes and boats.