In recent years, interest in Urban Air Mobility (UAM)—the use of highly automated or autonomous aircraft to transport passengers within urban areas—has grown significantly.
In 2012, as required by the Rail Safety Improvement Act (RSIA) of 2008, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a rule for the certification of conductors to ensure that only people who meet minimum Federal safety standards serve as condu
At the request of the Chairmen of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and its Subcommittee on Aviation, we will review the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) safety certification process for the air traffic control syst
Ensuring the safety of our Nation’s roads requires addressing the increase in fatalities involving large trucks and buses.
We will review FAA’s oversight of the certification and manufacture of domestic and foreign aircraft and aircraft parts.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shares the Governmentwide challenge of attracting and retaining talented and trained individuals who can plan, manage, and oversee contracts to ensure that agencies obtain the best value for their mission-
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for overseeing the safety and certification of all civilian aircraft manufactured and operated in the United States.
The Office of Inspector General is initiating an audit of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) practices for certifying and issuing warrants to Contracting Officers. DOT’s Contracting Officers are responsible for awarding and managing a signif
The Office of Inspector General plans to initiate an audit on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) approval and oversight process for civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
The United States has the largest and most diverse general aviation community in the world, with more than 220,000 aircraft.