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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.
The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Voluntary Disclosure Reporting Program (VDRP) provides air carriers the opportunity to report and correct areas of non-compliance without civil penalty.
FAA Faces Significant Barriers To Safely Integrate Unmanned Aircraft Systems Into the National Airspace System
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) forecasts there will be roughly 7,500 active Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in the United States in 5 years.
The Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system is central to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) goals.
New Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Firms Face Barriers to Obtaining Work at the Nation’s Largest Airports
Each year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) distributes more than $3 billion in Federal grants for airport projects.
FAA Lacks the Metrics and Data Needed To Accurately Measure the Outcomes of Its Controller Productivity Initiatives
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employs more than 15,000 air traffic controllers. Between fiscal years 2000 and 2012, total air traffic operations in the National Airspace System declined by 23 percent.
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
Management Limitations May Hinder FAA’s Ability To Fully Implement and Assess the Effectiveness of Its Runway Safety Initiatives
Runway safety is a critical concern for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) due to the risks associated with operating aircraft, ground vehicles, and pedestrians in a confined space at considerably different speeds. Although the U.S.
FAA Faces Significant Obstacles in Advancing the Implementation and Use of Performance-Based Navigation Procedures
To enhance capacity and reduce delays at our Nation’s congested airports, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) flight procedures, which can potentially provide significant near-term benefits
Planning for High-Priority NextGen Capabilities Underway, But Much Work Remains for Full Realization of Benefits
The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is a multibillion-dollar transportation infrastructure project to modernize our Nation’s aging air traffic system and provide safer and more efficient