About our Federal Aviation Administration news
Latest news on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), an agency of the US Department of Transportation that is responsible for the regulation and oversight of civil aviation in the United States. Its primary mission is to ensure the safety of air travel for the public.
The FAA's responsibilities include setting and enforcing safety standards for aircraft, pilots, and maintenance crews; managing and regulating air traffic; and promoting the development of new aviation technology and the growth of the aviation industry. The FAA also oversees the operation and maintenance of the national airspace system, including the nation's airports and air traffic control systems.
The FAA also has the responsibility to certify aircraft and aircraft parts, and it also licenses pilots and other aviation professionals. Additionally, the FAA conducts research and development to improve air traffic control, navigation and safety systems.
The Federal Aviation Administration plays a crucial role in maintaining the safety of air travel for the public and ensuring that the United States' air transportation system runs smoothly, efficiently and safely.
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