Federal Flight Deck Officers
Thank you for your interest in the Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) Program. To include your name on a list for consideration for FFDO training, please email the information below to the Federal Air Marshal Service / Aviation Programs Section at email@example.com. A Volunteer Questionnaire (VQ) and password will be emailed to you when training opportunities become available. Please include your last name, first name, and “VQ request” in the subject of the email.
FAA Aviation Certification Number:
Typical Scheduled Cites:
Contact Phone Number:
Former Federal Flight Deck Officers Requesting Reinstatement
If you have served as a Federal Flight Deck Officer, and have not had a deputation revoked by TSA, you may be eligible for reinstatement. FFDOs seeking to return to active status after an extended period of inactivity should file an incident report on the FFDO Dashboard. Incident reports should include the reason for the period of inactivity. FFDOs without access to the Dashboard should contact the Aviation Programs Section WatchDesk at 866-883-8533. The following guidelines apply:
- Inactive for up to one year: completion of firearms requalification
- Inactive for one year to two years: completion of two-day Recurrent Training Program
- Inactive for over two years: completion of initial qualification course, Artesia, NM.
- FFDOs inactive for over three years will be required to re-apply to the program.