On December 13, 2013, we issued an audit report on our quality control review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) financial statements for fiscal years 2013 and 2012.
On August 5, 2013, we issued our report on the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) compliance with revised requirements in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) regarding the use and management of cost-reimbursement awards.
In 2007, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) implemented the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) system in an effort to proactively identify and address safety risks that may lead to accidents.
On December 16, 2013, we issued our annual report on the top management challenges facing the Department in fiscal year 2014. The seven issues comprising this year’s report are as follows: improving FAA’s oversight of the aviation industry and th
On February 27, 2013, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) efforts to identify and mitigate risks of air traffic losses of separation—i.e., when two aircraft fly closer together than safety standards permit, due to an
On March 14, 2013, the Inspector General testified before the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, on the top management challenges facing the Department of Transpo
The Office of Inspector General plans to initiate an audit on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of the Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Voluntary Disclosure Reporting Program (VDRP).
On November 19, 2013, Paul Tharp was indicted in U.S. District Court, Charlotte, North Carolina. It is alleged that Tharp co-piloted a multi-engine plane on three occasions without having the necessary multi-engine pilot ratings.
On May 7, 2013, we reported that FHWA inspections did not routinely verify whether States detected instances of noncompliance with some Federal requirements.
On September 17, 2013, we issued a letter to Chairmen Shuster and LoBiondo and Ranking Member Larsen of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and its Subcommittee on Aviation regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA)