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FAA

DOT Announces Special Committee to Review FAA’s Aircraft Certification Process

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the establishment of an expert Special Committee to review the procedures of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the certification of new aircraft, including the Boeing 737 MAX. Air Force General (Ret.) Darren McDew, former head of the U.S. Transportation Command, and Captain Lee Moak, former President of the Air Line Pilots Association, have agreed to serve as the interim co-chairs of the Special Committee pending...

Civilian Astronaut Wing Ceremony

Remarks Prepared for Delivery byU.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. ChaoCivilian Astronaut Wing CeremonyWashington, DCThursday, Feb 7, 2019 Thank you, Deputy Secretary Rosen.Let me welcome Leader Kevin McCarthy, whose 23rd District includes China Lake and Edwards Air Force Base, as well as the Mojave Air and Space Port.And let me welcome Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Galactic, which is helping to create new milestones in...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Presents Astronaut Wings to Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Crew

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today pinned FAA Astronaut Wings on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crewmembers, Test Pilots Mark “Forger” Stucky and Fredrick “CJ” Sturckow.  Last year’s historic spaceflight marked the nation’s return to space on an American-made rocket, and paves the way for future travel to space with commercial spaceflight participants.“We are entering a new and exciting frontier in our nation’s space activities,” said Secretary Chao.  “These...

FAA Pilot Summit

Remarks Prepared for Delivery byU.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. ChaoFAA Pilot SummitArlington, VAThursday, September 13, 2018 Thank you, Dan [Elwell] for that introduction.I would like to recognize some special guests today.  Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson is with us today. Robert Isom, President of American Airlines is here.  I have to give a special shout out to my fellow Kentuckian, Dennis Sinnett.  He is the aviation coordinator at Eastern...

Deputy FAA Administrator Dan Elwell To Serve as Acting FAA Administrator

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today announced that FAA Deputy Administrator Daniel K. Elwell will serve as Acting FAA Administrator upon the conclusion of Administrator Michael Huerta’s term.  Elwell was appointed FAA Deputy Administrator in June 2017 and will become Acting Administrator at 12:01 a.m. on January 7, 2018.  “Dan's background as a military and commercial pilot and past leadership positions in FAA and the aviation sector ensures a seamless...

PIA - Designee Information Network Selection Appointment Renewal (DIN SAR)

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), within the Department of Transportation (DOT), has been given the responsibility to carry out safety programs to ensure the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world. The FAA is responsible for:

  •     Regulating civil aviation to promote safety;
  •     Encouraging and developing civil aeronautics, including new aviation technology;
  •     Developing and operating a system of air traffic control and navigation for both...

PIA - ATO Application Portal (AAP)

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), within the Department of Transportation (DOT), has been given the responsibility to carry out safety programs to ensure the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world. The FAA is responsible for:

  •     Regulating civil aviation to promote safety;
  •     Encouraging and developing civil aeronautics, including new aviation technology;
  •     Developing and operating a system of air traffic control and navigation for both...

PIA - Office of Workers Compensation Program Tracking System (OWCP)

The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 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 is responsible for:

  • Regulating civil aviation to promote safety;
  • Encouraging and developing civil aeronautics, including new aviation technology;
  • Developing and operating a system of air traffic control and navigation for both civil and military aircraft;
  • ...

PIA - Labor and Employee Relations Information System (LERIS)

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), within the Department of Transportation (DOT), has been given the responsibility to carry out safety programs to ensure the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world. The FAA is responsible for:

  • Regulating civil aviation to promote safety;
  • Encouraging and developing civil aeronautics, including new aviation technology;
  • Developing and operating a system of air traffic control and navigation for both civil and...

PIA - Online Voluntary Leave Transfer Program/Emergency Leave Transfer Program (OVLTP/ELTP)

The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 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 is responsible for:

  • Regulating civil aviation to promote safety;
  • Encouraging and developing civil aeronautics, including new aviation technology;
  • Developing and operating a system of air traffic control and navigation for both civil and military aircraft;
  • ...