Federal Aviation Act of 1958

Federal Aviation Act of 1958

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 was an act of the United States Congress that created the Federal Aviation Agency and abolished its predecessor, the Civil Aeronautics Administration. The act empowered the FAA to oversee and regulate safety in the airline industry and the use of American airspace by both military aircraft and civilian aircraft. Aviation in the United States was unregulated until the Air Commerce Act became law in 1926. The Act created an Aeronautic Branch within the United States Department of Commerce with regulatory powers over civil aviation. Among the functions the Aeronautic Branch performed were pilot testing and licensing, issuing aircraft airworthiness certificates, establishing and enforcing safety regulations. The agency was also responsible for establishing airways and operating and maintaining aids to air navigation, in addition to investigating accidents and incidentsshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134966770
  • 9786134966771