Federal Aviation Administration: the division of the Department of Transportation that inspects and rates civilian aircraft and pilots, enforces the rules of air safety, and installs and maintains air-navigation and traffic-control facilities.
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How to use FAA in a sentence
It reminds me of the experience that Boeing had with the FAA when, in the 1960s, the Boeing 747 was being certified.
Indeed, by submitting to the FAA review Galactic was being asked to set the standards for all who followed… if they could.Virgin Galactic’s Flight Path to Disaster: A Clash of High Risk and Hyperbole | Clive Irving | November 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But remember, this was uncharted territory for the FAA just as it was for Galactic.Virgin Galactic’s Flight Path to Disaster: A Clash of High Risk and Hyperbole | Clive Irving | November 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The FAA will have to certify SpaceShipTwo as airworthy, but there are as yet no protocols in place for that process.Tycoons in Space: One in Orbit and One Still Grounded | Clive Irving | October 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The FAA prohibited commercial flights over Ukraine 24 hours later.
Kind of an old charm; couldn't call it a prayer, but mebbe as nigh one as Granny FAA could manage to come.Pippin; A Wandering Flame | Laura E. Richards
On a dark and tempestuous night in the December of 1628, a FAA gang requested shelter in the out-houses of the laird of Clennel.
Willie FAA and his folk maun live as weel as the laird o' Clennel.
But Willie FAA considered every landed proprietor as his enemy, and thought it his duty to quarter on them.
Still FAA flew forward, bearing the boy in his arm, and disregarding the cries and threats of his pursuer.
British Dictionary definitions for faa (1 of 2)
a Scot word for fall
British Dictionary definitions for FAA (2 of 2)
Fleet Air Arm
(in the US) Federal Aviation Administration
Fellow of the Australian Academy (of Science)
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