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.

Feb 15, 2019 - 1:01 PM
Toronto Airport is going ahead with plans requiring business/general aviation aircraft to obtain reservations for all arrivals and departures.
Feb 15, 2019 - 11:59 AM
Passage occurred as the latest stopgap funding measure was set to expire.
Feb 14, 2019 - 12:27 PM
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.
Feb 13, 2019 - 1:09 PM
Small drone owners will have to begin displaying their FAA registration numbers on an outside surface of their aircraft as of February 23.
Feb 13, 2019 - 12:51 PM
GAMA's Pete Bunce detailed delayed deliveries, near furloughs, and costly certification stoppages that occurred during the 35-day shutdown.
Dart Crosstubes
Feb 13, 2019 - 10:29 AM
The crosstubes are Dart's first foray into the larger thin-wall aluminum tubes on the Airbus helicopter landing gear.
Feb 12, 2019 - 12:07 PM
The new standard will define 20 terms, some long in use, but others introduced to increase accuracy in landing condition reports.
Feb 12, 2019 - 11:44 AM
Sixteen African states have removed all restrictions from air service agreements, but more needs to be done.
Feb 11, 2019 - 11:39 AM
The February 13 hearing was scheduled after House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders introduced a bill to shield the FAA from shutdowns.
Customs facility at SUA
Feb 11, 2019 - 10:30 AM
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.