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.

June 17, 2022, 3:23 PM

Regulatory Scrutiny Still Slowing Boeing’s Certification Efforts

Boeing works to gain regulatory approval for the 737 Max 10 ahead of introduction of new U.S. aircraft safety and certification legislation on January 1.

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Jun 24, 2022 - 12:25 PM
HAI and the Eastern Region Helicopter Council have partnered with PlaneNoise and the FAA for noise abatement solutions in the Washington, D.C. region.
Jun 24, 2022 - 11:56 AM
NBAA is praising the formation of the bipartisan Congressional Advanced Air Mobility Caucus, which aims to educate members about this emerging technology.
Jun 24, 2022 - 11:30 AM
Australia’s CASA is taking steps to address the lack of specific aircraft class ratings for single-pilot, less complex, multi-engine helicopters.
Jun 23, 2022 - 12:21 PM
A new FAA notice clarifies recently revised inspection guidance for Part 135 and other commercial operators that use continuous airworthiness maintenance.
Jun 22, 2022 - 5:11 PM
China recently issued its latest five-year plan for general aviation, which aims to provide a “strong legal guarantee” for advancing civil aviation.
Jun 21, 2022 - 11:08 AM
None of the five fatal fatal accidents in the country last year involved commercial or turbine general aviation aircraft.
Customs agents meet with corporate pilot next to business aircraft
Jun 20, 2022 - 12:59 PM
Universal Weather and Aviation is the first trip support provider to be accepted into the U.S. Customs & Border Protection Reimbursable Services Program.
Jun 17, 2022 - 3:23 PM
Boeing works to gain regulatory approval for the 737 Max 10 ahead of introduction of new U.S. aircraft safety and certification legislation on January 1.
Jun 17, 2022 - 1:51 PM
Mitigations to prevent 5G C-band interference will continue while airlines retrofit fleets with filters, new radar altimeters.
Aerial view of Sfoskett Downtown Manhattan Heliport in New York City
Jun 17, 2022 - 12:36 PM
State bill would outlaw all "non-essential" helicopter traffic in New York City.