Safety was one of the main reasons why the Federal Aviation Administration was established. Before its presence, the landings and take-offs were controlled physically as no mechanical systems were involved in the process. People used to stay on the runways and provide the required signals to the landing plane. The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Office of Aviation Safety (AVS) has started to identify the critical competencies (i.e., skills, knowledge, abilities, and behaviors) that its inspector and engineer workforces need to oversee the safety of the aviation industry, as described in the figure below; but it does not assess. the essential aviation observation programs of the National Weather Service (NWS), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Department of Defense (DOD). The implementation of ASOS brings with it many opportunities and challenges. The opportunities include the unprecedented availability of timely, continuous and objective. FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION. ORDER JO 7110.10U: Effective Date: February 11, 2010 : Subject: Flight Services: Includes Change 1 Effective 8/26/2010 with Errata, Change 2 Effective 3/10/2011, and Change 3 Effective 8/25/2011. Chapter 13. ... EXAMPLE-"Columbus, Ohio.". U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration 800 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20591 1-866-TELL-FAA (1-866-835-5322) Web. The FAA declined to comment and referred inquiries to Boeing. In a statement, Boeing said only, "We will continue to work transparently with the FAA and our customers towards resuming 787.