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What does FAA stand for?

FAA stands for Federal Aviation Administration (US government)

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A contracting program designed to make the Federal Aviation Administration more efficient cost the government millions in overruns, according to a Transportation Department investigation.
I have long advocated for the phaseout, but it needs to be done in a manner that meets Federal Aviation Administration requirements and respects the needs of owners and operators.
Nine years later, the chair of the National Transportation Safety Board, reports Matthew Wald in The New York Times, "complained to the Federal Aviation Administration that it had slowed to a crawl on changes needed to prevent a similar accident.
AMT is a two-year program leading to an Associate's degree and eligibility for certification by the Federal Aviation Administration as aviation maintenance technicians with airframe and power plant ratings.
Lawmakers at a House subcommittee hearing on Thursday said the Federal Aviation Administration has not done enough to address key safety issues.
Bush signed a bill that limits lawsuits on the fledgling commercial space industry, provides for an experimental permit process to test new vehicles for the industry, and puts the regulatory responsibilities on the Federal Aviation Administration.