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The Federal Aviation Administration Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), component of the U.S. Department of Transportation that sets standards for the air-worthiness of all civilian aircraft, inspects and licenses them, and regulates civilian and military air traffic through its air traffic control  (FAA), an agency of the Department of Transportation since 1967, has developed a national aviation system that is universally recognized as the safest and most technologically advanced system in the world. The FAA's 47,000 employees are responsible for issuing and enforcing regulations to ensure the safety of America's airways airways Anatomy The 'pipes'–trachea, bronchi, bronchioles–through which air passes to and from the alveoli. See Small airways. . They set standards and guidelines guidelines, a set of standards, criteria, or specifications to be used or followed in the performance of certain tasks.
 for air traffic controllers, pilots, aircraft manufacturers, air carriers, and airports. The FAA is headed by an Administrator who is assisted by a Deputy Administrator. Reporting to the Administrator are six Associate Administrators who direct the line-of-business organizations that carry out the agency's principal functions. Also reporting to the Administrator are the Chief Counsel and eight Assistant Administrators responsible for other key programs. The FAA's field organization includes nine geographical regions and two major centers, the Mike Monroney Aeuronautical Center and the William J. Hughes William John "Bill" Hughes (born October 17, 1932) is an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey. He represented New Jersey's At-large congressional district in the United States House of Representatives for 20 years.  Technical Center.

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Jamaican Black nationalist active in America in the 1920s. He founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association (1914) and later urged African Americans to establish an independent country in Africa.

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Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Apr 1, 2002
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