On March 12, Gary J. Engman of Bellevue, Idaho, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Boise, Idaho, to charges of flying an aircraft without a valid airman certificate and failing to file four income tax returns.
On July 17, 2007, the Inspector General (IG) testified before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Aviation, about the falsification of FAA Airman Medical Certificate applications by disability recipients.
On March 20, a former air ambulance service pilot was found guilty by a Federal jury in Sacramento, California, on charges of making false statements on his application for an airman's medical certificate and failing to report Social Security disa
On March 14, Sidal Torres, of Waco, Texas, pleaded guilty to charges of providing false information regarding his licensing and certifications and was sentenced in U.S.
On June 20, the Inspector General testified on FAA's oversight of foreign repair stations before the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security.
On March 29, the Inspector General testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Aviation Subcommittee regarding FAA's oversight of air carrier maintenance, including work that is outsourced to domestic and foreign repair stations.
On February 14, the Inspector General testified regarding FAA's FY '08 budget request before the House Transportation Aviation Subcommittee.
On February 12, in response to a request from the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Aviation Subcommittee, we issued our report on FAA's Joint Planning and Development Office (JPDO) and its progress in alig
On April 11, the Inspector General testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation regarding refocusing efforts to improve airline customer service.
On May 10, the Inspector General testified regarding FAA's FY '08 budget request before the Senate Appropriations Transportation Subcommittee.