The Jan. 1, 2020 ADS-B mandate has a lot of aircraft owners wringing their hands and seeing red. For those of us at the recreational end of the aviating spectrum (which represents a great many aircraft), plunking down the money it’ll take to equip our aircraft to meet the mandate is not something we care…Read More
Will Focus On FAA’s Ability To Monitor Contractors And Payment Procedures
The DOT Inspector General (IG) will conduct another audit of the FAA’s progress on the implementation of ADS-B beginning later this month.
A memo dated October 7 from Matthew E. Hampton, Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits to “Director of Audit and Evaluation” states that this new audit follows a 2010 report which indicated that the FAA “faces significant risks in implementing the ADS-B program and realizing benefits due to weaknesses in its contract management and oversight.”Read More