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Human Factors

Flight Standards Service (AFS)

Flight Standards (AFS) Human Factors Specialists’ primary activities include:

  • Develop and update FAA regulations, policy, and guidance about human factors issues for aircraft operations and procedures, aircraft maintenance, pilot training, and other functions
  • Support projects that involve human factors assessments of aircraft operations, procedures, and maintenance
  • Develop tools to assist the FAA Flight Standards Service
  • Sponsor and supervise human factors research to support Flight Standards

To find a Human Factors Specialist to assist you with a specific Flight Standards issue, visit the AVS Human Factors Directory and Biographies webpage.

To learn more about Flight Standards activities, visit the Flight Standards Service website.

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