U.S. Government.
Federal Aviation Administration: the division of the Department of Transportation that inspects and rates civilian aircraft and pilots, enforces the rules of air safety, and installs and maintains air-navigation and traffic-control facilities.
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faa or fa' (fɔː)
a Scot word for fall
fa' or fa'

abbreviation for
1.  Fleet Air Arm
2.  (in the US) Federal Aviation Administration
3.  Fellow of the Australian Academy (of Science)

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. Federal Aviation Administration

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Example sentences for faa
This is currently the only faa certification category available to uas manufacturers.
Since base jumping does not involve an airplane, the faa has no jurisdiction.
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