The FAA’s voluntary safety program, which protects U.S. airlines, repair stations and other aviation organizations from rule violations under certain conditions, for a second time will come under the scrutiny of the U.S. Transportation Department’s Office of Inspector General (OIG). Starting Sept. 19, the OIG will launch an audit of the FAA’s voluntary disclosure reporting program (VDRP) to determine if the incident disclosures meet the agency’s requirements for protection from legal ...


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