On June 17, 2015, Randolph Lee Beauchamp pleaded guilty and on June 24 he was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Baltimore, Maryland, for flying without a pilot's certificate.
On March 26, 2015, Paul Douglas Tharp was sentenced in U.S.
On May 14, 2015, Dr. David Lawrence Rhodes, also known as Larry Rhodes, was sentenced in U.S.
On January 28, 2015, Dr. David Lawrence Rhodes, also known as Larry Rhodes, pleaded guilty in U.S.
On October 26, 2015, Paul Douglas Tharp, was indicted in U.S. District Court, Greensboro, North Carolina, for illegal flight activity, false statements, and aggravated identity theft.
On March 9, 2015, Nader Sabouri Haghighi, was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Houston, Texas, to serve 27 months in prison for using personally identifying information stolen from a U.S. pilot.
The flight from justice for Ricardo Amador Ballesteros Garcia ended on May 29, 2015, when he was apprehended at his Miami Beach condominium after a tip alerted law enforcement to his presence.
As international air service expands, U.S. air carriers increasingly rely on foreign repair stations to meet their maintenance needs.
The Office of Inspector General plans to initiate an audit on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) approval and oversight process for civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) delegates to private individuals or organizations certain oversight functions, such as approving new aircraft designs and certifying aircraft components, to help ensure our Nation’s vast aviation industry