On November 2, we issued our final report on FAA’s Progress in Enhancing Air Traffic Control Systems Security.
In July 2013, Asiana Flight 214 crashed on final approach into San Francisco International Airport, resulting in three fatalities and drawing attention to the importance of emergency response at our Nation’s airports.
On April 23, 2013, we issued our final report on the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) administration of its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program.
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
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) currently relies on more than 4,000 check pilots to help evaluate and ensure our nation’s commercial airline pilots have the knowledge, skills, and ability to fly large, passenger aircraft.
What We Looked At
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
On January 31, 2013, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) progress and challenges in implementing the Airline Safety and FAA Extension Act of 2010.
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).
On February 26, 2008, we issued our assessment of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of aircraft manufacturers' quality assurance systems for domestic and foreign aircraft part suppliers.