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Audits initiated of FAA’s process for reporting operational ATC errors
14 May 2011

Audits initiated of FAA’s process for reporting operational ATC errors

14 May 2011

The U.S. DoT’s Office of Inspector General plans to review the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) process for reporting and mitigating the risk of operational errors by air traffic controllers.  The review is conducted at the request of the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and its Subcommittee on […]

FAA error-reporting program: 14,000 reports so far

5 April 2010

A report by USA Today’s Alan Levin showed that 14,000 reports have been made in the FAA’s Air Traffic Safety Action Program (ATSAP).  ATSAP is modeled after the airlines ASAP (Aviation Safety Action Program). The program is non-punitive. The intent is to identify and report all events that may or did lead to a breakdown […]