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 27, 2017 - 12:55 PM
ADS-B OUT avionics will be required by Jan. 1, 2020 for all aircraft flying in U.S. airspace.
Jun 27, 2017 - 11:33 AM
Lawmakers in House and Senate have introduced measures to exempt aircraft management fees from the commercial passenger ticket tax.
Safran Silvercrest
Jun 26, 2017 - 10:56 AM
Second takeoff rating maintains the takeoff thrust in “certain high ambient temperature conditions.”
Jun 26, 2017 - 10:21 AM
While ATC reform has received the most attention, the House and Senate reauthorization bills cover a range of issues of note to GA.
Jun 22, 2017 - 10:21 AM
Genav groups warn that "any structural and governance reforms that require protections for an important sector of users is fundamentally flawed.”
Jun 21, 2017 - 1:15 PM
Tthe changes in this year’s bill represent a series compromise designed to reach some of the most vocal critics.
Jun 20, 2017 - 11:21 AM
The FAA is already engaged in technical discussions with the UK Department of Transport and the Civil Aviation Authority about specific steps.
Jun 20, 2017 - 10:55 AM
Companion bills introduced in House and Senate have gained broad support from airports, states and business and general aviation groups.
Siemens Extra 330 LE
Jun 20, 2017 - 10:11 AM
Professional Engineering Association created its first consensus driven standard for aviation one century ago
Jun 17, 2017 - 8:57 AM
Quick ETOPS approval sought as adoption of new engines gathers pace.