Flight Standards District Office

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A Flight Standards District Office, or FSDO, usually pronounced FIZ-doe, is a regional office of the United States Federal Aviation Administration. There are around 82 such regional offices nationwide.

Purpose[edit]

The Flight Standards District Offices particularly concentrate on compliance with the United States Federal Aviation regulations.

Contact a Flight Standards District Office for:

  • 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

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