On June 22, Andre Budhan of Fort Lauderdale, FL pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Newark, NJ to conspiracy to defraud charter customers and brokers and to impeding and obstructing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Mr.
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
On September 8, 2009, Douglas Bradley, former pilot and ex–president of the New York Finger Lakes Soaring Club, pled guilty in U.S.
On January 8, James P. Gilliam pled guilty in U.S. District Court, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to one count of making a false statement on his” Application for Medical Certificate.” Mr.
On February 4, Platinum Jet Management, LLC, (PJM), co–founders Michael Brassington and, Paul Brassington, company manager, Andre Budhan, and maintenance director, Brian McKenzie were arrested by Special Agents of the DOT/OIG and Federal Bureau of
On September 10, 2009, the Inspector General testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure regarding the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA) Special Permits and Approvals Program.
On July 30, 2009, we issued our report on the audit of the Data Integrity of the Commercial Driver’s License Information System (CDLIS), as required by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFET
On November 18, 2009, 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 May 14, 2009, we issued our report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP).
On November 2, we issued our final report on FAA’s Progress in Enhancing Air Traffic Control Systems Security.