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Flight Technologies and Procedures Division

The Flight Technologies and Procedures Division’s mission is to improve flight operations, standardization, and aviation safety within U.S. and international airspace systems in support of the FAA’s plans for the NextGen through regulations, standards, and policy at the intersection of flight operations, aircraft, airspace, airports, and flight procedures. This mission is fulfilled through the work of four functional Groups:

  • Flight Operations Group
    • Develop safe CNS and air traffic management operations using existing and emerging technologies and innovative operational concepts.
  • Flight Procedures and Airspace Group
    • Ensure safe and efficient flight paths from takeoff to landing and provide operational safety reviews and support to the NAS.
  • Flight Research and Analysis Group
    • Provide leadership by defining and independently conducting aviation safety research while collaborating with the global aerospace research community on existing and emerging flight technologies and operational concepts.
  • Organizational Effectiveness Group
    • To ensure consistency, interdependence, critical thinking, and agility across the Division through implementation of SMS, SAS, QMS, professional development, and communications.
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Flight Technologies and Procedures Division Organizational Chart
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Division of Work - By Group

Division Contact Information

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Federal Aviation Administration
Flight Technologies and Procedures Division, AFS-400
800 Independence Ave SW
Building 10A / 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20591

Phone: (202) 267-8790
Fax: (202) 267-8791

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