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    The Federal Aviation Administration The F.A.A. (Federal Aviation Administration), established in 1958, deals with the airspace problems, most of the problems they deal with are on the runways of airfields, but they do in fact deal with the other airspace problems as well, including extraterrestrial life. The F.A.A. seems to keep a lot of important information from the public. One main reason that they do this is to keep the public in a state of calmness, if the F.A.A. were to make all there discoveries

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    1919, some milestones were made in the aviation industry when Lawson built the first ever multiengine airplane which was made specifically for passengers (Freeman, n.d). During this era of aviation, there was no any authority charged with the responsibility of overseeing and coordinating the aviation industry since it was not a popular means of transport. Most people by then relied on roads and railways as means of transport. The emergence of commercial aviation in the United States may be traced back

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    The Failures of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) One hundred and ten people were killed on board ValueJet’s flight 592 May 11, 1996. Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) failure to correct the problems found in an inspection contributed to this tragic crash (McKenna 59). FAA inspections are contributing to too many deaths on board major airlines. The corruption in the system has lead to many frightening statistics and problems but there are still a lot of improvements for the FAA

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    independent Federal Aviation Agency that will provide for the safety and efficient use of national airspace. In August 23, 1958 the Federal Aviation Act was signed by the President. This act transferred the Civil Aeronautics Authority’s function to a new independent Federal Aviation Agency which is responsible for civil aviation safety. The first appointed director was retired Air Force General Elwood Quesada and operations began on December 1, 1958. The Federal Aviation Agency was given the

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    The Day of Infamy

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    brought America to a halt. Around the world security was tightened. Air travel stopped, businesses closed and government facilities were evacuated Tuesday morning of September eleventh. For the first time in United States history, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shut down air traffic nationwide. There were many incoming flights from around the world, carrying anywhere from four thousand to six thousand passengers, that were diverted to Canada. Authorities shut down all the tunnels and bridges

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    Problems in Air Traffic Control and Proposed Solutions In northern California this summer, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) unintentionally performed it's first operational test of "free flight"; aviation without direct air traffic control. This was an unintentional experiment because it was a result of a total shut-down of the Oakland Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC). Although Oakland is only the 16th busiest ARTCC, it's responsible for the largest block of airspace of

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    Airfare

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    the amount of corporate travel by up to 50% and redirecting business to low fare carriers. This clearly indicates the dissatisfaction with airfare increases. The neutral perspective on airfare comes from a report published by the Federal Aviation Administration (U.S. Department of Transportation). The report focuses on the impact that low cost, low fare airlines have on airfares. It mentions that low cost airlines force major carriers to operate more efficiently and reduce fares. As a result,

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    Eastern Flight 401

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    indicating system distracted the crew's attention from the instruments and allowed the descent to go unnoticed. As a result of the investigation of this accident, the Safety Board has made recommendations to the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration. This tragic accident was preventable by not only the flight crew, but maintenance and air traffic control personnel as well. On December 29, 1972, ninety-nine of the one hundred and seventy-six people onboard lost their lives needlessly

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    Flying Dreams

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    is the parachute itself. It must be packed so that there are no knots in the lines and so that the parachute will open properly. The reserve parachute is the second most important piece of equipment. It must be packed by a Federal Aviation Administration rigger every 120 days or after the reserve parachute has been deployed. The third piece is your altimeter that is set and calibrated to altitude at ground level. Several optional pieces of equipment are a helmet, gloves and a skydiving

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    airport security

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    our species has mastered, or at least somewhat mastered. Within the aviation industry there are inherent risks that come with operating and or flying aboard an aircraft. The predominant risk that we are talking about unfortunately is death. Because of these risks the Federal Government and their agencies must take steps to minimize this from happening. The government agency delegated to do this is the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The FAA is responsible for a wide range of things such as monitoring

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