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On August 4, 2011, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight process for contractor-owned air traffic control systems. We conducted our review at the request of the former Chairmen of the House Committee on Trans
On February 16, 2011, the Inspector General testified before the House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) efforts to develop and transition to the Next Generation Air Transportation System (
FAA Needs To Strengthen Its Risk Assessment and Oversight Approach for Organization Designation Authorization and Risk-Based Resource Targeting Programs
On June 29, 2011, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Organization Designation Authority (ODA) program and Risk Based Resource Targeting (RBRT) system. We conducted our review at the request of Representative Daniel
On August 3, 2011, we issued our final report on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) acquisition workforce.
FISMA 2011: Persistent Weaknesses in DOT's Controls Challenge the Protection and Security of its Information Systems
On November 14, 2011, we issued a report on the results of our annual audit of DOT’s information security program and practices, as required by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA).
New Approaches Are Needed to Strengthen FAA Oversight of Air Carrier Training Programs and Pilot Performance
On December 20, 2011, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of air carrier training programs and pilot performance. We found that FAA’s oversight of air carriers’ pilot training and proficiency programs lacks
On March 21, 2011, we issued a letter to Representative Jerry F.
FAA and Industry Are Taking Action To Address Pilot Fatigue, But More Information On Pilot Commuting Is Needed
On September 12, 2011, we issued a report on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and industry efforts to address and enforce Federal regulations for flight crew rest requirements and fatigue issues.
Letter to Senators Rockefeller, Hutchison and DeMint Regarding Commercial Aviation Accidents, Pilot Experience and Pilot Compensation
On February 9, 2011, we issued a letter to Chairman Rockefeller and Ranking Member Hutchison of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and to Ranking Member DeMint of the Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security re
FAA Must Strengthen Its Cost and Price Analysis Processes to Prevent Overpaying for Noncompetitive Contracts
On May 19, 2011, we issued our final report on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) cost and price analyses. The Office of Management and Budget emphasizes the importance of conducting effective cost and price analyses to avoid overpaying