What are Civil Aviation Authorities?

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Every country has a National Aviation Authority, also known as a Civil Aviation Authority, that governs and regulates civil aviation. Each aviation authority oversees aircraft airworthiness, the licensing of pilots, air traffic controllers, flight dispatchers, and maintenance engineers, licensing of airports, and other aviation standards. The ultimate goal of of these aviation authorities is aviation safety through regulation and oversight. All pilots must meet the standards of their respective countries where they fly. We have provided a list of countries with links to their respective agencies for your convenience.

Civil Aviation Authorities
When you do your flight training at Epic Flight Academy, this is the view of your home airport from 13,000 feet. You can train here at our FAA flight school in New Smyrna Beach, Florida and go on to fly anywhere in the world under any Civil Aviation Authority.

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