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On December 15, we issued our audit of FAA's oversight of air carriers' use of non-certificated repair facilities. This audit was requested by Rep. James Oberstar, Ranking Minority on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Each year, hundreds of commercial air carriers, aircraft repair stations, pilot schools, and other entities apply to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for certificates authorizing them to operate in the National Airspace System.
Timeline of Activities Leading to the Certification of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft and Actions Taken After the October 2018 Lion Air Accident
What We Looked At
New Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Participation Is Decreasing at the Nation’s Largest Airports, and Certification Barriers Exist
Each year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) distributes more than $3 billion in Federal grants for airport projects.
In a follow-up to our 1991 audit, we found that FAA had not corrected deficiencies in the administration of security guard contracts.
OIG found that DOT websites were using computer cookies to collect information from web visitors in violation of OMB and DOT policies.
On June 18, 2010 we issued our final report on the Information Security and Privacy Controls over the Airmen Medical Support Systems. For the report we determined if airmen’s personally identifiable information (PII) is properly secured from unau
As international air service expands, U.S. air carriers increasingly rely on foreign repair stations to meet their maintenance needs.