In the United States, different government bodies regulate the operations of the aviation industry. The three agencies include the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the National Transportation Safety Body. Each government body plays specific roles, including ensuring safe operations. Here’s an overview of the aviation industry and its interrelated components.
1. Categories of Aviation Equipment Lists
There are multiple aviation equipment ranging from emergency equipment to ground support equipment. Each device in the aviation industry plays a significant role in ensuring seamless transportation. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) categorizes aviation equipment into a minimum equipment list, master minimum equipment list, and kinds of operation equipment list (KOEL). Usually, an equipment list contains a list of each electrical device in airplanes, thus indicating part numbers and locations.
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