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Federal Aviation Administration

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The Federal Aviation Administration regulates civil aviation to promote safety, encourages and develops civil aeronautics, and develops and operates a system of air traffic control for both civil and military aircraft.

The History of Federal Aviation Administration section includes a brief history of the FAA, a bibliography, and the online publication The Federal Aviation Administration: A Historical Perspective, 1903–2008.

The FAA 50th Anniversary page includes an interactive multimedia timeline, which features significant events from the FAA Historical Chronology.

FAA administrators past and present, aeromedical research contributions, and flight inspection station history are also included.