Part of the Department of Transportation, the Aviation Consumer Protection Division focuses on aviation consumer issues by recieving informal complaints and providing reports, rules, guidelines, and safety and travel tips.
The Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) makes available to the aviation community text, digital and graphical forecasts, analyses, and observations of aviation-related weather variables.
ADDS is a project of the National Weather Service and Federal Aviation Administration.
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the U.S. federal government. A searchable database version of the current Federal Aviation Regulations, as collected in CFR 14, chapter 1, pts. 1-199.
The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) is a prototype of a currently updated version of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The e-CFR prototype is a demonstration project. It is not an official legal edition of the CFR and as such is not up to date. However, it does allow you to search through the entire text.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for the safety of civil aviation. The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 created the agency. Major responsibilities of the FAA include:
This database is a repository of certain Federal Aviation Regulation (FARs) and Special Federal Aviation Regulations (SFARs) from 14 CFR in their current version as well as historical versions.
Keep up with the latest changes in air travel at the air travel site of the Transportation Security Administration. Information on how to travel with electronic devices and what items passengers are prohibited from carrying onto a commercial airplane.