Aircraft Certification Service (AIR)

Small Airplane Directorate

Effective July 23, 2017: AIR has realigned into a functionally based structure, and this page will no longer be updated. Please visit the AIR Transformation page to see how this reorganization enables AIR's comprehensive approach to increasing efficiency and effectiveness.

The primary functions of the Small Airplane Directorate, located in Kansas City, are to:

Part 23 - Small Airplane Certification Process Study, (PDF), recommendations for General Aviation for the next 20 years.

Part 23 Reorganization ARC Final Report, (PDF), 14 CFR Part 23 Reorganization Aviation Rulemaking Committee Report to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Field Offices:

Geographic Service Area:  Alabama, Alaska, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin