Gary James Gottfried, a former student pilot, was sentenced by a U.S.
Vihn Quac Tang, a former mechanic with BF Goodrich, Everett, WA, was fined by a U.S. District Court judge in Seattle for falsifying an aviation airframe and power plant (A&P) mechanic's certificate.
FAA ordered the emergency revocation of the mechanic’s certificate of Jim Hays, a mechanic for the Flying Machine Factory, Hayward, CA, after finding that Hays was conducting unauthorized annual inspections on general aviation aircraft.
Jarod K. Reynolds, of St. Petersburg, FL, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Tampa, FL, to 18 months in jail for using a forged Airman’s Medical Certificate.
Paul D. Finefrock, president of Thunderbird Propellers, Inc., and Thunderbird Accessories, Inc., both of Bethany, OK, and Marvin D.
The United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California announced that James M.
Cornie Gene Lowe, a ground crew employee at the Del Rio International Airport, Del Rio, TX, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Del Rio to operating an aircraft without an airman’s certificate and making false statements to the FAA.
We released our report on DOT's information security program as required by the Government Information Security Reform Act (GISRA). We found that in Fiscal Year 2002, DOT made a strong commitment to improve information security.
We publicly released our audit on Commercial Driver’s Licenses. We found that Federal standards and state controls are not sufficient to defend against the threat posed by individuals who seek to fraudulently obtain CDLs.
The Air Transportation Oversight System (ATOS) is FAA’s new approach to air carrier safety oversight.