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  • n  an agency in the Department of Transportation that is responsible for the safety of civilian aviation
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  • The FAA delay map is currently green from coast to coast.
    The FAA delay map is currently green from coast to coast. Happy flying! — NYCAviation (@NYCAviation) June 12, 2013 Great news!
    June 12, 2013 - Jalopnik
  • Boeing, FAA defend certification process for 787
    Boeing’s chief Dreamliner engineer and a top FAA safety official told a House subcommittee that outdated tests failed to detect potential problems with the 787’s lithium-ion batteries, but insisted the certification process is fundamentally sound.
    June 12, 2013 - Seattle Times
  • FAA wants all aircraft flying on unleaded fuel by 2018
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) this week put out a call to fuel producers to offer options that would safely let general aviation aircraft stop using leaded fuel by 2018.
    June 11, 2013 - Network World

  • Gerard Arpey in KARE
    We have obviously failed to complete the airworthiness directive to the precise standards that the FAA requires, and I take full responsibility for that,Gerard Arpey, American's chairman and chief executive, said at an industry event in...
  • Robert Gates in AFP
    The mission was coordinated with FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) liaisons, Systems Operations Security team members, and traffic managers; New York air traffic control representatives; and Newark and LaGuardia tower supervisors,Gates...
  • Frank Lautenberg in CNN
    This report makes clear that the Bush administration is cutting corners and failing to put passenger safety first,Lautenberg said. "The FAA is taking too many chances and ignoring too many red flags."

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