A contracting program designed to make the Federal Aviation Administration more efficient cost the government millions in overruns, according to a Transportation Department investigation.
What does FAA stand for?
FAA stands for Federal Aviation Administration (US government)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 310 other meanings of FAA in our Acronym Attic
- Financial Accounting 3
- Future Audit 3.0 (software)
- Flight Attendants for Union Democracy (Association for Union Democracy; workers union)
- Angolan Armed Forces
- Faith Arts Academy (Silver Spring, MD)
- Family Allowance, Class A
- Fatal Accidents Act (Canada)
- Fatty Acid Amine
- Federación Agraria Argentina (Spanish: Argentina Agricultural Federation; Argentina)
- Federal Arbitration Act
- Federal Aviation Agency (US government, pre-1967 name of the Federal Aviation Administration)
- Fédération Algérienne d'Athlétisme (French: Algerian Athletics Federation; Algeria)
- Fédération des Auto-Écoles Agréées (French: Federation of Motorbikes; Belgium)
- Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (also seen as FAAS)
- Filipino-American Association (various locations)
- Filipinos for Affirmative Action (Oakland, CA)
- Filled Aperture Antenna
- Financial Administration Act (Canada)
- Financial Aid Administrator (various organizations)
- Financial Aid Advisor
Samples in periodicals archive:
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.