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Management Advisory on Weaknesses With Site-Specific Deployment Requirements and Specialist Training for STARS
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is deploying the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) at 11 large terminal facilities to modernize the systems air traffic controllers use to manage traffic.
On February 21, 2014, Hasan Ibrahim, owner of Medchem, was sentenced in U.S. District Court, San Francisco, California, to 30 days in prison followed by three years supervised release. He was also assessed a penalty of $2,200.
FAA Faces Significant Barriers To Safely Integrate Unmanned Aircraft Systems Into the National Airspace System
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) forecasts there will be roughly 7,500 active Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in the United States in 5 years.
The Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system is central to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) goals.
On January 30, 2014, VJ Engineering, Inc. (VJE) was charged in U.S.
On February 20, 2014, in United States District Court, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Javier Alexander Zapata-Isaza, a Colombian National employed by a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved foreign repair station operating in Colombia, was sen
Management Advisory on Registration of Aircraft to U.S. Citizen Trustees in Situations Involving Non-U.S. Citizen Trustors and Beneficiaries
This management advisory informs the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of additional concerns we identified regarding the registration of aircraft owned under trusts for non-U.S. citizens.
FAA's Progress and Challenges in Integrating Unmanned Aircraft Systems into the National Airspace System
The Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s efforts to integrate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS).
The Inspector General testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) progress in implementing key provisions of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012.
Defunct Pennsylvania FAA Repair Facility and Former Operator Convicted At Trial for Aircraft Parts Fraud
On April 9, 2014, after a nine day trial in U.S. District Court, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a federal jury convicted Jay Stout and Flying Tigers, Inc. of conspiracy, fraud involving aircraft parts, mail fraud, and obstruction of justice.