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PIA - Compliance and Enforcement Tracking System (CETS)

The FAA, within the Department of Transportation (DOT), has been given the responsibility to carry out safety programs to regulate the aviation industry. The Drug Abatement Division is responsible for ensuring the safety of our flying public by regulating the aviation industry's compliance with the drug and alcohol regulations set forth in 14 CFR part 121, Appendices I and J, and 49 CFR part 40. One of the programs that helps the Drug Abatement Division fulfill this mission is the CETS application, which documents all of the enforcement activity by the Drug Abatement program inspectors/investigators.

PIA - Airmen/Aircraft Registry Modernization System

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) within the Department of Transportation (DOT) has been given the responsibility for civil aviation safety. FAA is responsible for:

  • Regulating civil aviation to promote safety;
  • Encouraging and developing civil aeronautics, including new aviation technology;
  • Developing and operating a system of air traffic control and navigation for both civil and military aircraft;
  • Researching and developing the National Airspace System and civil aeronautics;
  • Developing and carrying out programs to control aircraft noise and other environmental effects of civil aviation; and
  • Regulating U.S. commercial space transportation

One of the systems that helps FAA fulfill this mission is the Airmen/Aircraft Registry Modernization System (RMS). This system allows FAA to maintain airmen and aircraft records, including but not limited to:

  • Airmen:
    • Records documenting the certificate type, class, rating(s) and limitation(s) issued to an airman.
  • Aircraft:
    • To whom the aircraft is registered
    • Aircraft ownership
    • Legal instruments pertinent to aircraft

PIA - Business/Historical Analysis Repository

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), within the Department of Transportation (DOT), has been given the responsibility to carry out safety programs. FAA is responsible for providing the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world. One of the programs that helps FAA fulfill this mission is the Business/Historical Analysis Repository (B/HAR), which supports the agency’s ability to achieve financial accountability and reach human resource goals.

E-Government Act

The E-Government Act was passed by Congress in 2002 and supplements many of the privacy rights guaranteed by the Privacy Act of 1974. This document will make you aware of the rights guaranteed to you by the E-Government Act when you visit a Federal Web page. If you have any questions about the E-Government Act that are not addressed here, please consult the Office of Management and Budget’s memorandum that addresses the E-Government Act or contact DOT’s Privacy Officer.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains our online information practices only, including how we collect and use your personal information. It does not apply to third-party Web sites that you are able to reach from this Web site. However, the Department of Transportation does evaluate the privacy policies of its unofficial presences on third-party Web sites and third-party content rendering applications. We encourage you to read those privacy policies to learn how they collect and use your information. You may also read our Privacy Impact Assessments for these third-party Web site and content rendering applications.

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