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Inside an FAA Air Traffic Control Tower at Washington Dulles International Airport. The federal agency is celebrating 100 years of its Flight Service program. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ryan Ewing)

FAA Celebrates 100 Years of Flight Service

The United States’ civil aviation governing body, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), on Thursday celebrated 100 years of Flight Service, according to a statement published on the FAA’s website. Flight Service works with pilots to provide briefings, flight plans, inflight advisory services, search and rescue, aircraft emergencies and Notices to Airmen. Per the FAA’s website, the purpose of Flight Service is to provide world-class service and value to users of the National Airspace System (NAS), including new entrants; leverage advanced…