Don’t wait for the FAA to tell you they’re coming to run SAS DCTS on your programs. Make sure you’re prepared for SAS.
The OIG needs to do a 360° review (an SMS term) of the FAA’s existing systems before making judgments.
If you read the testimony of Associate Administrator Gilligan before Congress, you will learn that she faces the same Sword of Damocles hanging above the DGCA of India. What can India gain from Ms. Gilligan’s effort to deal with a human resource inventory which is stretched?
Oddly enough the author of the FAA’s new Safety Assurance System, Edward Howerter, a Volpe engineer who collaborated with Volpe IT specialist Edwin Tait, said “Safety starts, I would argue, on the ground.” (see below↓press…