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AVS Senior Technical Experts Program

Pursuing the next level of aviation safety through world-class scientific expertise


The Senior Technical Experts Program (STEP) is an agency-wide, mission-critical resource providing the FAA with the world-class expertise needed to foster advances in aviation operations, technology, and training. The technical experts comprising this program are a key resource in the FAA's mission to apply a data-driven, risk-based, systems approach to standards development, regulation, certification, operational improvements, and oversight.

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