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1

What legislation established the Airport and Airway Trust Fund (AATF)?

Aviation and Airway Revenue Act of 1970

2

Kelly Air Mail Act of 1925

U.S. government hires private contractors to carry the mail by air - the start of commercial aviation

3

Air Commerce Act of 1926

Serves as the cornerstone for commercial aviation in the U.S. - passed to promote the development and stability of commercial aviation

4

Under the Air Commerce Act of 1926, what authority did the Secretary of Commerce have?

Enforces air traffic rules; establishes pilot and aircraft licensing; establishes airways and maintains aids to naviation

5

Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938

Transferred the federal government's civil aviation role from the Department of Commerce to the Civil Aeronautics Authority (CAA)

6

What were the effects that resulted from the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938?

Beginning of economic regulation; creates the Administrator position; creates the Air Safety Board (predecessor to the NTSB)

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The Reorganization Act of 1940

Split the Civil Aeronautics Authority into two agencies: CAA and the Civil Aerobatics Bard (CAB)

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What were the duties of the CAA under The Reorganization Act of 1940?

Continued regulation enforcement; airman and aircraft certification; development of the airway system

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What were the duties of the CAB under The Reorganization Act of 1940?

Economic regulation of airlines; safety rule making; accident investigation

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Federal Airport Act of 1946

CAA charged with managing an aid program to facility the improvement and construction of airports (predecessor to Airport Improvement Program)

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Describe the Federal Aid to Airports Program (FAAP) under the Federal Airport Act of 1946.

Offers 50/50 cost share grants to airport improvements for airports essential to the U.S. as part of the National Airport Plan (predecessor to the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems - NPIAS)

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Federal Aviation Act of 1958

CAB becomes an independent office (no longer under Dept. of Commerce); safety rule making transferred from CAB to the Federal Aviation Agency (formerly CAA)

13

What spurred the passage of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958?

The introduction of jet aircraft and a series of midair collisisons

14

Under the ____________ the FAA was organized into ___ regional offices.

Federal Aviation Act of 1958; 9

15

Department of Transportation Act of 1966

Federal Aviation Agency becomes the Federal Aviation Administration under the DOT; FAA gradually assumes responsibility for aviation security.

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Under the _______, the FAA became responsible for aviation security and FAR Parts ______, _______, and ______ were created.

107 Airport Security; 108 Air Carrier Security; 36 Aircraft Engine Noise

17

The Air Safety Board became the ___________, and independent agency, under the __________.

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Department of Transportation Act of 1966

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Under the _________, the _______ provided funding to airports for development projects and equipment acquisition; establishes the Planning Grant Program (PGP) to provide funding to airports for master plans.

Airport and Airways Development Act and Revenue Act of 1970; Airport Development Aid Program

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Airport and Airways Development Act and Revenue Act of 1970

Established the Airport Development Aid Program (ADAP); establishes the Planning Grant Program (PGP); establishes FAR Part 139, and establishes the aviation trust fund

20

FAR Part 139 was established to __________ under the ____________.

Certificate commercial airports; Airport and Airways Development Act and Revenue Act of 1970

21

The Aviation Trust Fund was established under ______.

Airport and Airways Development Act and Revenue Act of 1970

22

The Aviation Trust fund accounts for ______ of the FAA's funding.

70-90%

23

What is the source of money for the Aviation Trust Fund?

revenues from airline seat taxes, air freight, commercial and general aviation fuel

24

The Airport Development Aid Program was established under_____ and provides funding to ______.

Airport and Airways Development Act and Revenue Act of 1970; airports for development projects and equipment acqusistion

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The Planning Grant Program was established under ______ and provides funding to ______.

Airport and Airways Development Act and Revenue Act of 1970; airports for master plans