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Flight Standards Automation System/Technical Analysis Program (FSAS/TAP)

The Federal Aviation Act of 1958, as amended, gives the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) the responsibility to carry out safety programs to ensure the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world. The FAA developed the Flight Standards Automation System/Technical Analysis Program (FSAS/TAP) to comply with the Federal Aviation Act of 1958, as Amended. FSAS/TAP is a web-based application that is used by Flight Standards Service (AFS) Managers, Aviation Safety Inspectors (ASIs), and support personnel in all Flight Standards District Offices (FSDO) to run data quality reports related to FAA safety inspector functions and verify the accuracy of aviation safety data including airmen and aircraft information. Authority to operate the system is governed by 14 CFR Part 39 and 49 U.S.C § 44701. 
The FAA is publishing this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) for the FSAS/TAP in accordance with Section 208 of the E-Government Act of 2002 because the system receives Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from airman, aircraft owners, employees of airlines, air operators, or air agencies. The system also collects and maintains the PII of FAA employees and FAA contractors.

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Last updated: Friday, November 17, 2023