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 March 3, 2008, Victor Spankowski was sentenced in U.S. Court, Las Vegas, Nevada, for falsifying his 2002 and his 2004 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Applications for Airman Medical Certificate. Mr.
On September 22, we issued our final report on the general, application, and operational controls over the DOT Enterprise Services Center. OIG hired a CPA firm to perform this review in accordance with the Statement of Auditing Standard No.
On September 30, 2008, we issued our audit of air carriers’ outsourcing of aircraft maintenance. We conducted this audit at the request of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
On October 8, 2008, we issued our report presenting the results of our annual audit of the Department’s information security program and practices, as required by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA).
On September 24, 2008, as required in Section 4139(b) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, we issued our report on the scope and methodology used in Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administratio
On February 26, 2008, we issued our assessment of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of aircraft manufacturers' quality assurance systems for domestic and foreign aircraft part suppliers.
On October 7, 2008, the Assistant Inspector General for Highway and Transit Audits testified at the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) hearing covering a motor coach crash that occurred on January 2, 2008, in Victoria, Texas.
On June 30, 2008, we issued our review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of airlines and use of regulatory partnership programs.
On November 17, we publicly released our annual report on the top management challenges facing the Department in FY 2009, as required by law.