FAA

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FAA

Federal Aviation Agency is a government agency responsible for the safety of civil aviation and a part of the Department of Transportation. Major roles include: Regulating civil aviation to promote safety, Encouraging and developing civil aeronautics, including new aviation technology, Developing and operating a system of air traffic control and navigation for both civil and military aircraft, Researching and developing the National Airspace System and civil aeronautics, Developing and carrying out programs to control aircraft noise and other environmental effects of civil aviation and Regulating U.S. commercial space transportation

Submitted on:  Mon, 18-Aug-2008, 20:02