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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 and Industry Are Advancing the Airline Safety Act, but Challenges Remain To Achieve Its Full Measure
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.
Opportunities Exist for FAA To Strengthen Its Review and Oversight Processes for Unmanned Aircraft System Waivers
What We Looked At
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).
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.
FAA Needs To Improve ATCOTS Contract Management To Achieve Its Air Traffic Controller Training Goals
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to hire over 11,700 air traffic controllers through fiscal year 2021.
Quality Control Review of the Department's Implementation of Earned Value management and Security Cost Reporting
On April 24, 2009, we issued our report on the audit of the Department of Transportation’s implementation of earned value management (EVM), and the supportability of estimated security costs for major information technology (IT) investments.