FAA and Regs

EPA Says Airline Emissions “A Threat To Human Health” »

Small piston aircraft were exempted from today’s “endangerment finding” issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, but the finding means new regulations will be forthcoming to target greenhouse-gas emissions from many jet engines, the agency said. “Aircraft are the third largest contributor to GHG emissions in the U.S. transportation sector, and these emissions are expected to increase in the future,” said Janet McCabe, EPA’s acting assistant administrator for air and radiation. More

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FAA Changes Runway... »

The FAA has developed new protocols for ATC to use when telling pilots about runway conditions that might affect their landing. The new standards, which take... More

GA Groups Look Forward To... »

Third-class medical reform was signed into law today after Congress approved the changes earlier this week as part of the FAA’s short-term authorization... More

Senate Approves Third-Class... »

Third-class medical reform is on its way to becoming law after the Senate voted this afternoon to approve the measure as part of a short-term funding bill... More

FAA Eases Safety Gear... »

Following on its successful effort to encourage the use of angle-of-attack indicators in general aviation aircraft by simplifying the approval procedure, the... More

FAA Medical Reform Passes... »

General-aviation advocates are confident that medical reform will be a reality soon, after the House last night passed an FAA funding bill that includes... More

Medical Reform Approved In... »

The FAA will get a 14-month funding extension that includes third-class medical reform as part of joint approvals announced Wednesday by House and Senate... More