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Aviation Data Systems Branch

The Aviation Data Systems Branch is responsible for the collection, storage and distribution of aviation safety data. Responsibilities include the:

  • Accident Incident Data System (AIDS)
  • Designee Management System (DMS)
  • Enforcement Information System (EIS)
  • Pilot Records Database (PRD)
  • Program Tracking and Reporting System (PTRS)
  • Service Difficulty Reporting System (SDRS)
  • Vital Information System (VIS)
  • Data Analysis and Reporting

The branch is also responsible for the administration of the Pilot Records Improvement Act (PRIA) for FAA and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) program for the division. Requests for information containing Privacy Act data from these systems cannot be made over the Internet; they must be made in writing with the original signature of the requestor. There may be charges to cover search and review time and for documents produced.

Contact Information
Karen Lucke
Branch Manager
PHONE: (312) 520-3195
FAX: (405) 954-4655

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