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Federal Aviation Administration

Index Federal Aviation Administration

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation. [1]

106 relations: Acquisition Management System, Air navigation service provider, Air traffic control, Air traffic management, Air Traffic Organization, Aircraft, Airline Deregulation Act, Airplane mode, Airway Operational Support, Alexander Butterfield, Anchorage, Alaska, Associated Press, Atlantic City, New Jersey, Atmospheric entry, Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act, Ben Gurion Airport, Bill Shuster, Bluetooth, Burlington, Massachusetts, Civil Aeronautics Board, Civil Air Navigation Services Organization, Civil aviation, College Park, Georgia, Contour line, David R. Hinson, Des Plaines, Illinois, Donald D. Engen, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Elwood Richard Quesada, FAA Order 8100.8, Federal Aviation Act of 1958, Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Aviation Regulations, Federal Communications Commission, Federal government of the United States, Federal Register, Fiscal year, Flight inspection, Flight Standards District Office, Fort Worth, Texas, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fuselage, Houston Chronicle, J. Lynn Helms, Jamaica, Queens, James B. Busey IV, Jane Garvey (aviation administrator), Jet aircraft, Jim Oberstar, John H. Shaffer, ..., John L. McLucas, Joseph Gutheinz, Kansas City, Missouri, Langhorne Bond, Lawndale, California, Los Angeles Times, Mail Tribune, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Marion Blakey, Michael Huerta, Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, Mobile phone, Najeeb Halaby, NASA, National Airspace System, National aviation authority, National Transportation Safety Board, Nick Bilton, Noise control, Noise pollution, Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition, Office of Inspector General for the Department of Transportation, Oklahoma City, Pilot certification in the United States, Pilot Proficiency Award Program, Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (1968), Radar, Randy Babbitt, Regulatory capture, Renton, Washington, Robert A. Sturgell, SAFO, September 11 attacks, Southwest Airlines, T. Allan McArtor, Thomas C. Richards, Transportation safety in the United States, United States Air Force, United States Department of Commerce, United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Department of Transportation, United States dollar, United States government role in civil aviation, United States House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, United States House of Representatives, United States Post Office Department, United States Secretary of Commerce, Washington, D.C., Whistleblower, Wi-Fi, William F. McKee, William J. Hughes Technical Center, Wireless keyboard, World War II, 1956 Grand Canyon mid-air collision, 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict. Expand index (56 more) »

Acquisition Management System

The Acquisition Management System (AMS) provides policy and guidance on lifecycle acquisition management by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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Air navigation service provider

An air navigation service provider (ANSP) is a public or a private legal entity providing Air Navigation Services.

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Air traffic control

Air traffic control (ATC) is a service provided by ground-based air traffic controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and through controlled airspace, and can provide advisory services to aircraft in non-controlled airspace.

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Air traffic management

Air Traffic Management Air traffic management is an aviation term encompassing all systems that assist aircraft to depart from an aerodrome, transit airspace, and land at a destination aerodrome, including Air Traffic Services (ATS), Airspace Management (ASM), and Air Traffic Flow and Capacity Management (ATFCM).

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Air Traffic Organization

The Air Traffic Organization (ATO) is America’s air navigation service provider, as the operations arm of the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Aircraft

An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air.

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Airline Deregulation Act

The Airline Deregulation Act is a 1978 United States federal law that deregulated the airline industry in the United States, removing U.S. federal government control over such areas as fares, routes and market entry of new airlines, introducing a free market in the commercial airline industry and leading to a great increase in the number of flights, a decrease in fares, and an increase in the number of passengers and miles flown.

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Airplane mode

Airplane mode, aeroplane mode, flight mode, offline mode, or standalone mode is a setting available on many smartphones, portable computers, and other electronic devices that, when activated, suspends radio-frequency signal transmission by the device, thereby disabling Bluetooth, telephony, and Wi-Fi.

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Airway Operational Support

Airway Operational Support is a directorate of the Federal Aviation Administration, which is an agency of the US Department of Transportation, based in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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Alexander Butterfield

Alexander Porter Butterfield (born April 6, 1926) is a retired U.S. military officer, public servant, and businessman.

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Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage (officially called the Municipality of Anchorage) (Dena'ina Athabascan: Dgheyaytnu) is a unified home rule municipality in the U.S. state of Alaska.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City is a resort city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, known for its casinos, boardwalk, and beaches.

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Atmospheric entry

Atmospheric entry is the movement of an object from outer space into and through the gases of an atmosphere of a planet, dwarf planet or natural satellite.

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Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act

The Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act (H.R. 4441) was a bill introduced on February 3, 2016 in the 114th Congress (2015-2016) by Congressman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ).

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Ben Gurion Airport

Ben Gurion International Airport (נמל התעופה הבינלאומי בן גוריון; مطار بن غوريون الدولي), commonly referred to as Ben Gurion Airport or Natbag (נתב״ג), is the main international airport of Israel and the busiest airport in the country, located to the southeast of Tel Aviv.

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Bill Shuster

William Franklin Shuster (born January 10, 1961) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for since 2001.

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Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short-wavelength UHF radio waves in the ISM band from 2.4 to 2.485GHz) from fixed and mobile devices, and building personal area networks (PANs).

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Burlington, Massachusetts

Burlington is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Civil Aeronautics Board

The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) was an agency of the federal government of the United States that regulated aviation services, including scheduled passenger airline service, and provided air accident investigation.

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Civil Air Navigation Services Organization

The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) is a representative body of companies that provide air traffic control.

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Civil aviation

Civil aviation is one of two major categories of flying, representing all non-military aviation, both private and commercial.

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College Park, Georgia

College Park is a city in Fulton County and Clayton County, Georgia, United States, adjacent to the southern boundary of the city of Atlanta.

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Contour line

A contour line (also isocline, isopleth, isarithm, or equipotential curve) of a function of two variables is a curve along which the function has a constant value, so that the curve joins points of equal value.

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David R. Hinson

David Russell Hinson (born March 2, 1933) is an American aircraft pilot and former head of Midway Airlines (ML).

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Des Plaines, Illinois

Des Plaines is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States.

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Donald D. Engen

Donald D. Engen (May 28, 1924 – July 15, 1999) was a United States Navy vice admiral, former Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and former Director of the National Air and Space Museum.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.

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Elwood Richard Quesada

Elwood Richard Quesada, CB, CBE (April 13, 1904 – February 9, 1993), nicknamed "Pete", was a United States Air Force Lt. General, FAA administrator, and, later, a club owner in Major League Baseball.

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FAA Order 8100.8

FAA Order 8100.8D, Designee Management Handbook, establishes "policy and procedures for the selection, appointment, orientation, training, oversight, renewal tracking, and termination of certain representatives of the Administrator" of the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Federal Aviation Act of 1958

The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 was an act of the United States Congress, (signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower), that created the Federal Aviation Agency (later the Federal Aviation Administration or the FAA) and abolished its predecessor, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA).

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Federal Aviation Administration

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.

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Federal Aviation Regulations

The Federal Aviation Regulations, or FARs, are rules prescribed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) governing all aviation activities in the United States.

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Federal Communications Commission

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.

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Federal government of the United States

The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.

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Federal Register

The Federal Register (FR or sometimes Fed. Reg.) is the official journal of the federal government of the United States that contains government agency rules, proposed rules, and public notices.

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Fiscal year

A fiscal year (or financial year, or sometimes budget year) is the period used by governments for accounting and budget purposes, which vary between countries.

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Flight inspection

Flight inspection refers to the periodic evaluation of navigational aids used in aviation, such as flight procedures and electronic signals, to ensure they are safe and accurate.

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Flight Standards District Office

A Flight Standards District Office, or FSDO for short (pronounced: fIz-dƏƱ), is a locally affiliated field office of the United States Federal Aviation Administration.

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Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth is the 15th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.

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Fuselage

The fuselage (from the French fuselé "spindle-shaped") is an aircraft's main body section.

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Houston Chronicle

The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Houston, Texas, United States.

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J. Lynn Helms

Jonee (pronounced “Johnnie”) Lynn Helms (March 1, 1925 – December 11, 2011), known as Lynn Helms, was a retired US Marine Corps officer and former president of Piper Aircraft Corp.

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Jamaica, Queens

Jamaica is a middle-class neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.

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James B. Busey IV

Admiral James Buchanan Busey IV (born October 7, 1932) is a retired United States Navy four star admiral.

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Jane Garvey (aviation administrator)

Jane F. Garvey is a former government transportation and public works official, now an American business executive, currently serving as the chairman of Meridiam North America.

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Jet aircraft

A jet aircraft (or simply jet) is an aircraft (nearly always a fixed-wing aircraft) propelled by jet engines (jet propulsion).

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Jim Oberstar

James Louis Oberstar (September 10, 1934 – May 3, 2014) was an American politician who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 2011.

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John H. Shaffer

John Hixon Shaffer (February 25, 1919 – September 14, 1997) was an administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration from March 24, 1969 until March 14, 1973.

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John L. McLucas

John Luther McLucas (August 22, 1920 – December 1, 2002) was United States Secretary of the Air Force from 1973 to 1975, becoming Secretary of the Air Force on July 19, 1973.

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Joseph Gutheinz

Joseph Richard Gutheinz (born August 13, 1955) is an American attorney, college instructor, commissioner, writer, and former Army intelligence officer, Army aviator, and Federal law enforcement officer.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

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Langhorne Bond

Langhorne McCook Bond (born March 11, 1937) was the Administrator of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration from 1977 to 1981 under President Jimmy Carter.

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Lawndale, California

Lawndale is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Mail Tribune

The Mail Tribune is a seven-day daily newspaper based in Medford, Oregon, United States that serves Jackson County, Oregon, and adjacent areas of northern California.

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17/MAS17) was a scheduled passenger flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur that was shot down on 17 July 2014 while flying over eastern Ukraine, killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew on board.

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Marion Blakey

Marion Clifton Blakey (born March 26, 1948) is president and chief executive officer of Rolls-Royce North America.

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Michael Huerta

Michael Peter Huerta (born November 18, 1956) was the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration of the United States of America.

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Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center

Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center is administered as one of the FAA Regional Offices.

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Mobile phone

A mobile phone, known as a cell phone in North America, is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area.

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Najeeb Halaby

Najeeb Elias Halaby, Jr. (نجيب إلياس حلبي; November 19, 1915 – July 2, 2003) was an American businessman, government official, celebrated aviator, and the father of Queen Noor of Jordan.

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NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

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National Airspace System

The National Airspace System (NAS) is the airspace, navigation facilities and airports of the United States along with their associated information, services, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, personnel and equipment.

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National aviation authority

A national aviation authority (NAA) or civil aviation authority is a government statutory authority in each country that maintains an aircraft register and oversees the approval and regulation of civil aviation.

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National Transportation Safety Board

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. government investigative agency responsible for civil transportation accident investigation.

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Nick Bilton

Nick Bilton is a British-American journalist and author.

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Noise control

Noise control or noise mitigation is a set of strategies to reduce noise pollution or to reduce the impact of that noise, whether outdoors or indoors.

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Noise pollution

Sound pollution, also known as environmental noise or noise pollution, is the propagation of noise with harmful impact on the activity of human or animal life.

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Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition

The Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition (ODRA) is an Article I court that was established by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pursuant to a statutory grant of authority as an independent tribunal to hear and decide both award protests and contract disputes subject to the Acquisition Management System (AMS) between Government contractors and the FAA.

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Office of Inspector General for the Department of Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General (DOT OIG) is one of the Inspector General offices created by the Inspector General Act of 1978.

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, often shortened to OKC, is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

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Pilot certification in the United States

Pilot certification in the United States is typically required for an individual to act as a pilot-in-command of an aircraft.

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Pilot Proficiency Award Program

The US FAA's Pilot Proficiency Award Program (Wings) promotes air safety and encourages general aviation pilots to continue training and maintain proficiency.

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Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (1968)

The Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization or PATCO was a United States trade union that operated from 1968 until its decertification in 1981 following a strike that was declared illegal and broken by the Reagan Administration.

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Radar

Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.

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Randy Babbitt

Jerome Randolph “Randy” Babbitt, (born June 9, 1946) is an American businessman and former government administrator.

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Regulatory capture

Regulatory capture is a form of government failure which occurs when a regulatory agency, created to act in the public interest, instead advances the commercial or political concerns of special interest groups that dominate the industry or sector it is charged with regulating.

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Renton, Washington

Renton is a city in King County, Washington, and an inner-ring suburb of Seattle.

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Robert A. Sturgell

Robert Allan Sturgell (born August 1, 1959) is a former Acting Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), having served from September 14, 2007, to January 15, 2009.

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SAFO

In aviation, a SAFO (Safety Alert for Operators) is an information tool that alerts, educates, and makes recommendations to the aviation community.

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September 11 attacks

The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.

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Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines Co. is a major United States airline headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and the world’s largest low-cost carrier.

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T. Allan McArtor

Trusten Allan McArtor (born July 3, 1942) was the Administrator of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration from 1987 to 1989.

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Thomas C. Richards

Thomas Carl Richards (born February 13, 1930) is a former general in the United States Air Force and the former chief of staff of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe.

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Transportation safety in the United States

Transportation safety in the United States encompasses safety of transportation in the United States, including automobile accidents, airplane crashes, rail crashes, and other mass transit incidents, although the most fatalities are generated by road accidents.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Department of Commerce

The United States Department of Commerce is the Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with promoting economic growth.

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United States Department of Homeland Security

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government with responsibilities in public security, roughly comparable to the interior or home ministries of other countries.

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United States Department of Transportation

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT or DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with transportation.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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United States government role in civil aviation

The Air Commerce Act of 1926 created an Aeronautic Branch of the United States Department of Commerce.

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United States House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

The U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure is a standing committee of the United States House of Representatives.

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United States House of Representatives

The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.

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United States Post Office Department

The Post Office Department (1792–1971) was the predecessor of the United States Postal Service, in the form of a Cabinet department officially from 1872 to 1971.

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United States Secretary of Commerce

The United States Secretary of Commerce (SecCom) is the head of the United States Department of Commerce.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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Whistleblower

A whistleblower (also written as whistle-blower or whistle blower) is a person who exposes any kind of information or activity that is deemed illegal, unethical, or not correct within an organization that is either private or public.

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Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi or WiFi is technology for radio wireless local area networking of devices based on the IEEE 802.11 standards.

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William F. McKee

William Fulton McKee (October 17, 1906 – February 28, 1987) was a United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander, Air Force Logistics Command (COMAFLC) from 1961 to 1962; and Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force (VCSAF) from 1962 to 1964.

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William J. Hughes Technical Center

The FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center is an aviation research and development, and test and evaluation facility.

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Wireless keyboard

A wireless keyboard is a computer keyboard that allows the user to communicate with computers, tablets, or laptops with the help of radio frequency (RF), infrared (IR) or Bluetooth technology.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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1956 Grand Canyon mid-air collision

The Grand Canyon mid-air collision occurred on June 30, 1956, when a United Airlines Douglas DC-7 struck a Trans World Airlines Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation over the Grand Canyon National Park.

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2014 Israel–Gaza conflict

The 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict also known as Operation Protective Edge (מִבְצָע צוּק אֵיתָן, Miv'tza Tzuk Eitan, lit. "Operation Strong Cliff") and sometimes referred to as the 2014 Gaza war, was a military operation launched by Israel on 8 July 2014 in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Aviation_Administration

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