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FAA Lacks a Reliable Model for Determining the Number of Flight Standards Safety Inspectors It Needs
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employs approximately 4,000 aviation safety inspectors and 40 analysts who play a key role in helping to maintain the United States’ remarkable air carrier safety record.
On June 27, 2013, we issued our final report on Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Civil Aviation Registry Lacks Information Needed for Aviation Safety and Security Measures.
Weaknesses in the Department’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Limit Achievement of Its Objectives
On April 23, 2013, we issued our final report on the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) administration of its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program.
Management Advisory: Suspended or Debarred Firms Are Listed on State DBE Directories as Eligible for DBE Participation
On September 24, 2013, we issued a management advisory to inform the Department of Transportation of an issue related to our recent audit of the Department’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) program and our ongoing audit of the Suspension
FAA and Industry Are Advancing the Airline Safety Act, but Challenges Remain To Achieve Its Full Measure
On January 31, 2013, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) progress and challenges in implementing the Airline Safety and FAA Extension Act of 2010.
FAA Needs To Improve ATCOTS Contract Management To Achieve Its Air Traffic Controller Training Goals
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to hire over 11,700 air traffic controllers through fiscal year 2021.
On May 22, 2013, Ralph Cody was indicted in U.S. District Court, Shreveport, Louisiana, for falsification of aircraft maintenance logs.
On April 16, 2013, the Assistant Inspector General for Aviation and Special Programs testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) progress and challenges in im
On February 20, 2013, Stephen Novak, a private pilot, pled guilty in United States District Court, Western District of Oklahoma, to a charge of making false statements to the FAA in connection with obtaining a pilot's medical certificate.
On February 14, 2013, we issued a report regarding the Office of the Secretary’s (OST) and the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of domestic airline code share agreements.