DOT Watchdog Examines FAA Oversight of Southwest Airlines Auditors look into allegations of cozy ties between carrier and some government managers By Andy Pasztor June 20, 2018 9:30 p.m. ET Transportation Dept. watchdog to audit…Read More
Inspector General Says FAA Not Doing Enough to Stop Bogus Parts from Getting on Commercial Flights Rep. DeFazio and OIG find fault with FAA SUPs efforts FAA can and should heighten emphasis Big difference between…
The Office of Inspector General issued a report suggesting the FAA may have diminished its attention to Suspected Unapproved Parts (SUPs). Private industry should take a hard look at the report and not rely on the FAA to find SUPs.
There is a need for a realistic contingency plan, and the FAA acknowledged that it still has work to do, but without more explanation, it is a BIG STRETCH to claim that this deficiency proves that privatization is needed.
Hire, pay, reward and fire under private sector rules? Unions which represent the existing workforce would VEHEMENTLY oppose such legislation.
The OIG needs to do a 360° review (an SMS term) of the FAA’s existing systems before making judgments.
Below is a report sent by Department of Transportation to the Congress. Its basic purpose is to recount the investigations conducted, but it also announces its agenda for 2015. On October 12, 1978, almost concurrent…
The DoT Office of the Inspector General is a very expert organization. It is charged with overseeing the DoT modes and through that work has established some expertise in analyzing programs, especially the FAA’s NextGen….