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On September 17, 2008, the Inspector General testified regarding Eclipse Aviation’s EA–500 very light jet (VLJ). VLJs are small aircraft with advanced technologies that cost less than other business jets.
On October 30, 2013, the Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) certification process
North Carolina Pilot Sentenced for Operating Aircraft without Proper Licensing and Providing False Statements to FAA
On March 26, 2015, Paul Douglas Tharp was sentenced in U.S.
On December 15, we issued our audit of FAA's oversight of air carriers' use of non-certificated repair facilities. This audit was requested by Rep. James Oberstar, Ranking Minority on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Each year, hundreds of commercial air carriers, aircraft repair stations, pilot schools, and other entities apply to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for certificates authorizing them to operate in the National Airspace System.
Timeline of Activities Leading to the Certification of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft and Actions Taken After the October 2018 Lion Air Accident
What We Looked At
Our office, the Social Security Administration (SSA) OIG, and U.S.
At the request of the Chairmen of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and its Subcommittee on Aviation, we will review the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) safety certification process for the air traffic control syst
We will review FAA’s oversight of the certification and manufacture of domestic and foreign aircraft and aircraft parts.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for overseeing the safety and certification of all civilian aircraft manufactured and operated in the United States.