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.
New rulemaking updates current FAA security threat disqualification regulations and consolidates them into one regulation that applies to all pilots.
Pilatus Aircraft appears to be working on an upgrade to its PC-12 turboprop single that entails a higher-power engine and electronically controlled prop.
ExecuJet MRO Services Malaysia was granted the CAAR-145 certification this week by China for the Gulfstream GIV and Bombardier Challengers and Globals.
NATA survey reveals 70 percent of operators are not reporting suspected illegal activity.
Many factors both governmental and economic are rapidly laying the groundwork for GA to prosper in Brazil and beyond.
Weeks after reaching a settlement agreement, the town of Norwood, Massachusetts, has apparently reneged on a deal to allow BEH to establish an FBO.
He was sworn in as the 18th administrator, while Dan Elwell, who had been acting administrator, returns to the deptuy administrator post.
Low-cost carrier Jeju Air adds capacity to China as Japanese services wane.
Since the first engineered materials arrest system was installed in 1999, there have been 15 incidents where an aircraft has rolled onto one in an overrun.
The nation is making an attempt to curtail illegal charter, with regulators embracing numerous solutions.