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FAA Is Making Progress but Improvements in Its Air Traffic Controller Facility Training Are Still Needed
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to hire and train more than 11,700 new air traffic controllers through fiscal year 2021.
On May 1, 2013, we issued our final report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) risk-based oversight of aircraft repair stations.
On April 18, 2013, the Inspector General testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 budget.
On August 20, 2013, Greg M. Traynor of San Ardo, California, was indicted in U.S.
Quality Control Review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Audited Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2013 and 2012
On December 13, 2013, we issued an audit report on our quality control review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) financial statements for fiscal years 2013 and 2012.
FAA’s Safety Data Analysis and Sharing System Shows Progress, but More Advanced Capabilities and Inspector Access Remain Limited
In 2007, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) implemented the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) system in an effort to proactively identify and address safety risks that may lead to accidents.
On December 16, 2013, we issued our annual report on the top management challenges facing the Department in fiscal year 2014. The seven issues comprising this year’s report are as follows: improving FAA’s oversight of the aviation industry and th
Audit Initiated of FAA’s Oversight of the Hazardous Materials Voluntary Disclosure Reporting Program
The Office of Inspector General plans to initiate an audit on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of the Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Voluntary Disclosure Reporting Program (VDRP).
FAA’s Efforts To Track and Mitigate Air Traffic Losses of Separation Are Limited by Data Collection and Implementation Challenges
On February 27, 2013, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) efforts to identify and mitigate risks of air traffic losses of separation—i.e., when two aircraft fly closer together than safety standards permit, due to an
Letter Regarding FAA's Progress in Meeting NextGen Provisions of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act
On September 17, 2013, we issued a letter to Chairmen Shuster and LoBiondo and Ranking Member Larsen of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and its Subcommittee on Aviation regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA)