This office is responsible for providing Flight Standards District Offices (FSDO) and certificate-holding district offices (CHDO) with staff support, expert technical guidance, and training in the certification process for new part 121 air carriers and addition of new aircraft.
The office develops and provides input to air carrier inspector handbooks regarding certification, certificate management, surveillance, and evaluation processes, and serves as the focal point for application of agency guidance regarding certification, certificate management, and surveillance for air carriers.
The office is responsible for managing the National Air Carrier Evaluation Program (National ACEP) and evaluates part 121 air carriers for regulatory compliance on a five-year schedule. The Office also provides Post-Accident Assistance Teams to CHDOs.
Mark Mazor, Manager
Federal Aviation Administration
45005 Aviation Drive, Suite 131
Dulles, VA 20166