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The Federal Aviation Agency was established in 1958 and renamed in 1966 when it became part of the Department of Transportation.

History of the Agency

The Federal Aviation Agency was established in 1958. In 1966, It's functions were transferred to the U.S. Department of Transportation and was renamed the Federal Aviation Administration (TD 4. ).

Federal Aviation Agency

FAA 1.1:    Semiannual Reports
FAA 1.2:    General Publications
FAA 1.6/9:    Rules of Flight
FAA 1.10:    List of FAA Publications
FAA 1.10/3:    Bibliographic List
FAA 1.20:    Flight Information Manual
FAA 1.27/4:    Air Traffic Patterns for IFR and VFR Aviation, Calendar Year
FAA 1.32/2:    Statistical Study of U.S. Civil Aircraft
FAA 1.32:    FAA Statistical Handbook of Aviation
FAA 1.33:    Aircraft in Agriculture
FAA 1.35:    United States Active Civil Aircraft by State and County
FAA 1.37:    FAA Plan for Air Navigation and Air Traffic Control Systems
FAA 2.1:    Bureau of Research and Development: Program and Progress Report
FAA 2.2:    Bureau of Research and Development General Publications
FAA 3.11:    Bureau of Air Traffic Management: Enroute IFR Air Traffic Survey
FAA 3.11/3:    Bureau of Air Traffic Management: Enroute IFR Peak Day Charts, Fiscal Year
FAA 3.13/2:    Bureau of Air Traffic Management: Flight Information Manual
FAA 3.14:    Bureau of Air Traffic Management: ATS Fact Book / Air Traffic Service
FAA 4.8:    Bureau of Facilities: National Airport Plan
FAA 4.11:    Bureau of Facilities: Air Commerce Traffic Pattern, Calendar Year
FAA 5.12:    Bureau of Flight Standards: Summary of Supplemental Type Certificates and Approved Replacement Parts
FAA 5.14:    Bureau of Flight Standards United States Civil Aircraft Register
FAA 8.9:    Airports Service: Air Commerce Traffic Pattern
FAA 8.11:    Airports Service: National Airport Plan, Fiscal Years 


This guide was based on work presented by Chris Brown at the University of Denver.  For the original guide see  Additional information was provided by Donna Andriot's Guide to U.S. Government Publications 2009 edition.

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