The Airmen Certification and Training Branch is responsible for:

  • The certification and training of airmen (pilots, ground, and flight instructors) under part 61

The branch also:

  • Ensures the initiation of appropriate corrective actions concerning FAA’s regulations/policies, procedures, standards, and operating practices as a result of reviewing investigations and hearings resulting from general aviation accidents, incidents, and violations.
  • Advises the Director, Associate Administrator, and other officials on advanced flight training, general aviation management systems, and flight training standards. The branch is responsible for the development and implementation of standards, policies, and procedures.


55 M Street, S.E.,
Washington, DC 20003

Mailing Address:
Federal Aviation Administration
Airmen Certification and Training Branch, AFS-810
800 Independence Avenue, S.W.,
Washington, DC 20591

Phone: (202) 385-9600
Fax: (202) 267-5094
Alternate Fax: (202) 385-9597