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 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 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.
On November 18, 2009, the Inspector General testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) oversight of repair stations.
At the Request of Representative Daniel Lipinski of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, the Office of Inspector General plans to begin an audit of FAA’s Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) and Risk–Based Resource Tar
On June 10, 2009, the Inspector General testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) role in the oversight of air carriers.
On February 11, 2009, the Inspector General testified before the House Subcommittee on Aviation on key issues regarding FAA reauthorization.