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FAA’s Safety Data Analysis and Sharing System Shows Progress, but More Advanced Capabilities and Inspector Access Remain Limited
In 2007, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) implemented the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) system in an effort to proactively identify and address safety risks that may lead to accidents.
We issued our final report on the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center's project management controls and whether such controls are adequate to ensure cost effective services.
Inspector General Review of Fiscal Year 2013 Drug Control Funds and Performance Summary Reporting - Federal Aviation Administration
During our review, no information came to our attention that would reverse FAA’s assertions that its fiscal year 2013 Drug Control Obligation Summary and Performance Summary reports complied, in all material respects, with the requirements of the
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.
We publicly released our audit report, which found that FAA’s oversight of the National Airspace System Implementation Support Contract was seriously inadequate in that the contract did not acquire services efficiently or control costs.
What We Looked At
On May 4, 2009, we issued our report on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) web applications security and intrusion detection in air traffic control (ATC) systems, requested by the Ranking Minority Members of the full House Transportation and In
FAA's Air Traffic Controller Optimum Training Solution Program: Sound Contract Management Practices are Needed to Achieve Program Outcomes
On September 30, we issued our report on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Air Traffic Controller Optimum Training Solution Program (ATCOTS). ATCOTS is a critical component of FAA's plans to hire and train 15,000 new controllers by 2018.
FAA Must Strengthen Its Cost and Price Analysis Processes to Prevent Overpaying for Noncompetitive Contracts
On May 19, 2011, we issued our final report on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) cost and price analyses. The Office of Management and Budget emphasizes the importance of conducting effective cost and price analyses to avoid overpaying
On March 30, 2011, we issued a follow-up report to our 2009 audit on training failures among newly hired air traffic controllers. Our audit objectives were to: (1) evaluate the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) actions to improve its system