On December 6, 2022, Matthew Jones pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the District of Utah to wire fraud and acting as an airman without an airman certificate.
On March 26, 2015, Paul Douglas Tharp was sentenced in U.S.
On September 17, 2008, the Inspector General testified regarding Eclipse Aviation’s EA–500 very light jet (VLJ). VLJs are small aircraft with advanced technologies that cost less than other business jets.
On December 15, we issued our audit of FAA's oversight of air carriers' use of non-certificated repair facilities. This audit was requested by Rep. James Oberstar, Ranking Minority on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
What We Looked At
On October 30, 2013, the Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) certification process
On June 18, 2010 we issued our final report on the Information Security and Privacy Controls over the Airmen Medical Support Systems. For the report we determined if airmen’s personally identifiable information (PII) is properly secured from unau
Each year, hundreds of commercial air carriers, aircraft repair stations, pilot schools, and other entities apply to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for certificates authorizing them to operate in the National Airspace System.
In response to a request from Rep.
As international air service expands, U.S. air carriers increasingly rely on foreign repair stations to meet their maintenance needs.