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.

November 27, 2019, 10:15 AM

FAA To Take Full Control of Max Airworthiness Certification

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has decided to retain full authority to issue airworthiness certification to each 737 Max.

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Dec 5, 2019 - 12:20 PM
The NTSB vice chairman outlines ways he ensures his airplane's engines won't fail in flight at Wichita Aero Club luncheon.
Dec 3, 2019 - 3:43 PM
The Boeing Commercial Airplanes marketing chief perceives a “convergence” of views among regulators over the past few months.
Dec 3, 2019 - 10:27 AM
The FAA has published a draft Advisory Circular to provide guidance on acceptable means of compliance for onboard aircraft flight-crew sleeping areas.
Dec 3, 2019 - 10:23 AM
Two temporary exemptions allowing more time for some aircraft operators in Australia to equip with ADS-B avionics expire next year.
Dec 1, 2019 - 7:50 AM
No one sets out to be a whistleblower, but those who find themselves in that position should know what protections they are afforded.
Nov 27, 2019 - 10:57 AM
A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office delved into the variables involved in pricing of FBO services.
737 Max 8s on ramp
Nov 27, 2019 - 10:15 AM
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has decided to retain full authority to issue airworthiness certification to each 737 Max.
Nov 26, 2019 - 2:53 PM
FAA's LAANC expands to four major airports, seven more service providers.
Nov 26, 2019 - 11:08 AM
Three recently introduced bills would facilitate local restrictions of operations, preempting federal authority, six industry organizations said.
Nov 25, 2019 - 9:49 AM
With more aircraft equipped with ADS-B, the Aviation Safety Reporting System is receiving more pilot comments on how ADS-B is helping to avoid collisions.