FAA Prepared To Oversee Its U.K. MROs Post-Brexit If Needed Regulator plans for possibility of no new regulatory bilateral agreement being reached. FROM CAA website :Andrew Haines said: “Both the Government and the…
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.
A 50 page “toolkit” was issued by the US DoT, OIG soon after the election. The President-elect may not have much OIG experience or knowledge, but the aviation experts on his Transition Team do. That raises the obvious question: WHY?
Hire, pay, reward and fire under private sector rules? Unions which represent the existing workforce would VEHEMENTLY oppose such legislation.
IG report concludes the FAA enhances its pilot monitoring and manual flying skills. A better conclusion would have been that SMS should be used.
Can/should the FAA implement a Pilot Record Database (PRD) with privacy, safety and resources in mind?