Federal Aviation Administration

United States Government agency dedicated to civil aviation matters

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is a governmental body of the United States with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation in that nation as well as over its surrounding international waters. Its powers include the construction and operation of airports, air traffic management, the certification of personnel and aircraft, and the protection of U.S. assets during the launch or re-entry of commercial space vehicles. Powers over neighboring international waters were delegated to the FAA by authority of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

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A lawyer for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 said on Tuesday he wants Boeing Co and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to hand over documents..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 hours ago

A panel of international air-safety regulators is finishing a report which is expected to criticize the initial U.S. approval process for Boeing Co's 737 MAX..
Credit: Reuters - Published 22 hours ago

New Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chief Stephen Dickson plans to fly to Seattle this week to fly "newly configured" Boeing 737 MAX software in a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

An American Airlines mechanic charged with purposely damaging an aircraft in July during a dispute between the airline and its mechanics union involving stalled..
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The FAA is investigating a tandem skydiving jump near the Grand Canyon on Sunday in which one person died and a second jumper suffered a broken leg.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Sunday it had issued a temporary flight restriction for Bahamian airspace.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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