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.

Production engineer examining flask of sustainable aviation fuel
Aug 17, 2022 - 1:39 PM
Aviation groups including NBAA and NATA are applauding President Biden’s signing into law of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 yesterday.
Aug 17, 2022 - 10:35 AM
Universal Helicopters and Dodge City Community College are alleged to have violated Veterans Affairs benefit rules.
Aug 17, 2022 - 10:22 AM
The FAA decommissioned the AD databases on the Regulatory Guidance Library on August 16 and moved them to the comprehensive DRS site.
Aug 17, 2022 - 8:38 AM
Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority has launched a general aviation pilot safety campaign in cooperation with other agencies and associations.
Aug 16, 2022 - 11:46 PM
Prosecutors allege Hansen executives formed Pacific Spotters to continue 'fraud scheme.'
Aug 16, 2022 - 11:27 AM
A 30-year-old man with a a history of criminal behavior has pleaded guilty to making numerous false statements on documents to the FAA.
Aug 16, 2022 - 10:51 AM
FAA Deputy Administrator Mims noted $25 billion in funding available and focus on infrastructure, saying airports have a "once-in-generation" opportunity.
Aug 15, 2022 - 12:59 PM
The NTSB found that the sole-occupant pilot killed in a January 2021 Citation V crash lost control of the twinjet after becoming incapacitated.
Aug 15, 2022 - 11:45 AM
The SIFL rates, used to compute value of non-business travel aboard a company-provided aircraft, are slightly lower in the second half, unadjusted.
Aug 12, 2022 - 11:50 AM
OSHA orders pilot who turned down two flights over visibility concerns reinstated.