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