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Aviation Safety (AVS)

Aviation Safety is an organization responsible for the certification, production approval, and continued airworthiness of aircraft; and certification of pilots, mechanics, and others in safety-related positions.

Aviation Safety is also responsible for:

  • Certification of all operational and maintenance enterprises in domestic civil aviation
  • Certification and safety oversight of approximately 7,300 U.S. commercial airlines and air operators
  • Civil flight operations
  • Developing regulations

Important AVS links

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Read the Aviation Safety 2020 Year in Review

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