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FAAFederal Aviation Administration (US government)
FAAFederal Arbitration Act
FAAFleet Air Arm (UK)
FAAFederal Aviation Agency (US government, pre-1967 name of the Federal Aviation Administration)
FAAFederación Agraria Argentina (Spanish: Argentina Agricultural Federation; Argentina)
FAAFédération Algérienne d'Athlétisme (French: Algerian Athletics Federation; Algeria)
FAAFilipino-American Association (various locations)
FAAForeign Assistance Act
FAAFellow of the Australian Academy of Science (also seen as FAAS)
FAAFine Arts Association (various locations)
FAAFine Aggregate Angularity (pavements)
FAAFinancial Aid Administrator (various organizations)
FAAFragment anti Aliasing
FAAFinancial Administration Act (Canada)
FAAFuerza Aérea Argentina (Argentinian Air Force)
FAAAngolan Armed Forces
FAAFunctional Area Analysis
FAAForças Armadas Angolanas (Angolan Armed Forces)
FAAFrais d'Améliorations Aéroportuaires (French: Airport Improvement Fees; Canada)
FAAFreedom of Access Act (Maine)
FAAFree Amino Acid
FAAFinancial Aid Advisor
FAAFormation Appliquée aux Assurances (French: Applied Training for Insurance)
FAAFédération des Auto-Écoles Agréées (French: Federation of Motorbikes; Belgium)
FAAFlorida Apartment Association (Maitland, Florida)
FAAFilipinos for Affirmative Action (Oakland, CA)
FAAForces Armées Australiennes (French: Australian Defense Forces)
FAAFatal Accidents Act (Canada)
FAAFujikura Automotive America
FAAFirst Article Approval
FAAFriendly Aviation Associaton (Federal Aviation Administration slang)
FAAFree of All Average
FAAFine Arts Auditorium
FAAFranco Anglaise d'Assurances (French insurance company)
FAAForward Assembly Area
FAAFaith Arts Academy (Silver Spring, MD)
FAAFisheries Administration Act 1991 (Australia)
FAAFinancial Assistance Act
FAAFlorida Aquaculture Association
FAAFlorida Archery Association
FAAFlorida Attractions Association
FAAFirearm Act (Canada)
FAAFlorida Airboat Association
FAAFund Administering Activity
FAAFlorida Arcade Association
FAAFORSCOM Action Agent (US Army)
FAAFresh Acid Add
FAAFirst Aircraft Arrival
FAAForeign Airlines Association (UK)
FAAFuture Attack Aircraft
FAAFamily Allowance, Class A
FAAFrequency Allocation Authority (Pakistan)
FAAFutbol Asociacion de Argentina (Argentine Soccer Players Union)
FAAFocus Area Assessments
FAAFunctional Area Assessment/Assignment
FAAFilled Aperture Antenna
FAAFatty Acid Amine
FAAFisheries and Aquaculture Act, 2001 (Bulgaria)
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US FAA unveiled its long-awaited and controversial Extended Operations rule yesterday that brings two-, three- and four-engine aircraft under a common regulation for long-haul operations with limited diversion airports.
Ever since, Kitsch has fought a protracted legal battle with the industry and the FAA, which is struggling to overturn the ban and reintroduce the louder aircraft against the desires of both the community and the airport itself.
Despite the corrective measures taken in response to the FAA findings, in May the FAA threatened to strip Alaska Airlines of its authority to do heavy maintenance on its aircraft--a move that would have effectively grounded six planes a month out of a fleet of 88, slowly strangling Alaska's ability to fly.
investigations with leading House Aviation Subcommittee members, only to be sandbagged at the subsequent hearing by a senior FAA official who'd obviously been tipped off about the findings so he could prepare an obfuscating response.
For the press, this means focusing on how well the FAA does its three most important tasks: developing new safety rules, making sure that the rules are actually being followed, and directing the nation's air traffic.
Finally, Bramlitt says FAA ignored solar flares when estimating crew exposures, even though flares can substantially boost exposures.
1, which attaches no aircraft size requirements to LGA slots, is "simple and straightforward," ATA said, adding that the temporary policy could remain in place while US FAA reevaluates its proposal and develops new, more reasonable measures.
If, on the off chance the FAA stumbles onto something that suggests you've lied on your form, then you might be asked for a clarification.
FAA uncovers pattern of pilot confusion in identifying runways.