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Operate Government Aircraft

GSA recognizes that government aircraft programs have unique operational needs. To accommodate special requirements and to support operational standards, GSA publishes operations guides.

GSA operations guides help federal aviation operators to:

  • Schedule flights
  • Operate flights
  • Fly International flights
  • Understand personnel policy and procedures
  • Understand crewmember qualifications and duties
  • Service aircraft
  • Train personnel
  • Record weight and balance information
  • Implement safety and emergency procedures
  • Manage accidents and incidents

For large aircraft (more than 12,500 pounds)

For small aircraft (less than 12,500 pounds) 


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