Andrew Mueller

Director, AOV-100
Air Traffic Safety Standards Oversight Division

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Andrew Mueller is the Director for the Air Traffic Safety Standards Oversight Division (AOV-100), leading policy oversight of ATO safety standards through review and approval of national policy changes to separation standards, ATO’s Safety Management System (SMS) aligned with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and Safety Risk Management mitigation strategies for applicable procedures and future systems. In addition, he provides safety oversight of aeronautical information products and services.

Mr. Mueller joined the FAA after a distinguished military career in the United States Air Force.  As the Air Force Chief of Safety, he led the Air Force Safety Center, commanded the sole multi-national flying organization in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and commanded an Air Force Technical Training Wing, which provided qualification training in a variety of areas including air traffic control and airfield management. In addition, Mr. Mueller served on the staff of Pacific Command and was the deputy commander of a NATO Combined Air Operations Center. He earned a master air battle manager rating and has over 4,000 hours flying on the E-3 airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft. 

Mr. Mueller holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the United States Air Force Academy, a Master of Aviation Sciences degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and master’s degrees in national security and strategic studies, airpower art and science, and national security strategy. He is a lifetime member of the Air Force Association and a National Security Fellow, Seminar XXI, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  

Last updated: Friday, May 3, 2024