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On March 15, 2016, 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
Quality Control Review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2015
This report presents the results of our quality control review (QCR) of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) audited consolidated financial statements for fiscal years 2016 and 2015.
While airlines have long used aircraft automation safely to improve efficiency and reduce pilot workload, recent accidents have shown that pilots who typically fly with automation can make errors when confronted with an unexpected event or transit
As required by The Inspector General Act of 1978 (as amended), this Semiannual Report summarizes the activities of the Office
On April 25, 2016, Luc Quirion, of Newport, VT, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Burlington, VT, to a charge of making false statements for submitting false medical information to FAA.
FAA Achieved Most of the Anticipated Cost Savings From Contracting Out Flight Service Stations, but Needs To Determine the Future Direction of the Program
In February 2005, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin Services, Inc. (Lockheed Martin) to operate the Agency’s 58 flight service stations.
Letter to Chairman Ron Johnson and Chairman Charles Grassley on the Status of OIG Open Audit Recommendations
We sent our latest semiannual response to Senator Ron Johnson and Senator Charles E. Grassley regarding their February 27, 2015, request that we provide the status of OIG open audit recommendations.
DOT’s Conference Spending Policies Reflect Federal Requirements, but Ineffective Controls Do Not Ensure Compliance
In recent years the President and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have issued guidance, and the Congress has enacted legislation to promote efficient spending and curb conference-related costs in the Federal Government.
On June 8, 2016, Dusten James Miller, Ryan Miller, and Latoya Monique James were indicted in U.S.
At the Subcommittee’s hearing on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) air traffic controller hiring, staffing, and training plans, the Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits testified on three areas involving FAA’s controller workf