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FAA Lacks an Effective Staffing Model and Risk-Based Oversight Process for Organization Designation Authorization
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
FAA Delays in Establishing a Pilot Records Database Limit Air Carriers’ Access to Background Information
Ensuring air carriers have all available information on a pilot’s training and performance remains a critical safety area for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Delays in Meeting Statutory Requirements and Oversight Challenges Reduce FAA’s Opportunities To Enhance HEMS Safety
The Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) industry safely transports over 400,000 patients in the United States each year, frequently in challenging conditions, including night flight, poor weather, low visibility, and landing at unfamiliar
On March 10, 2015, Steven Michael Demaria of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, was convicted by a federal jury after a two day trial in U.S.
On June 5, 2015, Steven Michael Demaria was sentenced in U.S District Court, Miami, Florida, to three years of probation and $1,300 in fines for making false statements on a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airman Medical Certificate Applicat
We issued our annual report on the top management challenges facing the Department.
The Office of Inspector General plans to initiate an audit on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of Suspected Unapproved Parts (SUPs).
On September 17, 2015, Luc Quirion, of Newport, Vermont, was indicted in U.S. District Court, Burlington, Vermont.
Quality Control Review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Audited Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2015 and 2014
This report presents the results of our quality control review of KPMG LLP’s audit of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) financial statements for fiscal years 2015 and 2014.
On August 17, 2015, Luc Quirion, of Newport, Vermont, was charged via criminal complaint and arrested by DOT-OIG agents for making a false statement to the Federal Aviation Administration.