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North Carolina Pilot Sentenced for Operating Aircraft without Proper Licensing and Providing False Statements to FAA
On March 26, 2015, Paul Douglas Tharp was sentenced in U.S.
As international air service expands, U.S. air carriers increasingly rely on foreign repair stations to meet their maintenance needs.
The Office of Inspector General plans to initiate an audit on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) approval and oversight process for civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
FAA Lacks an Effective Staffing Model and Risk-Based Oversight Process for Organization Designation Authorization
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) delegates to private individuals or organizations certain oversight functions, such as approving new aircraft designs and certifying aircraft components, to help ensure our Nation’s vast aviation industry
FAA Delays in Establishing a Pilot Records Database Limit Air Carriers’ Access to Background Information
Ensuring air carriers have all available information on a pilot’s training and performance remains a critical safety area for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Delays in Meeting Statutory Requirements and Oversight Challenges Reduce FAA’s Opportunities To Enhance HEMS Safety
The Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) industry safely transports over 400,000 patients in the United States each year, frequently in challenging conditions, including night flight, poor weather, low visibility, and landing at unfamiliar
The Office of Inspector General plans to initiate an audit on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of Suspected Unapproved Parts (SUPs).
The Office of Inspector General is initiating an audit of the impacts of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) tarmac delay rule.
Actions Needed To Address Insufficient Maintenance of Potentially Unsafe Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Vehicles at Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, San Juan, Puerto Rico
During our ongoing audit of Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicle requirements, we identified prolonged maintenance issues with ARFF vehicles at the Luis Munoz Marin International Airp
Audit Initiated of New Participants in FAA’s Airport Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program for Fiscal Year 2014
Each year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) distributes more than $3 billion in Federal grants for airport projects.