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.

Jun 14, 2019 - 10:52 AM
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 algae
Jun 14, 2019 - 8:00 AM
Airbus's low-emissions research spans carbon-absorbing algae, synthetic spider silk, and hybrid-electric propulsion.
Jun 12, 2019 - 6:08 PM
Nav Canada has released a proposal to revise customer service charges to recover the costs of ADS-B surveillance data services.
Jun 12, 2019 - 5:55 PM
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.
Jun 12, 2019 - 11:19 AM
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.
remote ATC tower
Jun 12, 2019 - 10:27 AM
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.
Jun 11, 2019 - 5:34 PM
EASA's new rules for recreational and commercial drone operators enables the free circulation of drones in the EU.
Jun 11, 2019 - 12:22 PM
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.
Jun 11, 2019 - 11:59 AM
the acting U.S. trustee in the ongoing Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of One Aviation motioned to dismiss the company's prepackaged reorganization plan.
Jun 10, 2019 - 12:04 PM
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.