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Flight Standards District Office

Introduction:

  • The Flight Standard's District Office, or FSDO, is an office which acts as an extension of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Flight Standards District Office Functions:

  • Contact a FSDO for:
    • Low-flying aircraft
    • Accident Reporting
    • Air carrier certification and operations
    • Aircraft maintenance
    • Aircraft operational issues
    • Aircraft permits
    • Airmen certification (licensing) for pilots, mechanics, repairmen, dispatchers, and parachute riggers
    • Certification and modification issues
    • Enforcement of Airmen & Aircraft Regulations

Flight Standards District Office Locations:

Conclusion:

  • FSDO locations are few and far between but you don't necessarily have to show up in person

References:

  • None