The FAA’s repair station oversight process lacks the ability to identify risk, does not provide enough standardized inspection procedures, and is not training inspectors well enough to ensure they can use the tools they have, a government audit concludes. The U.S. Transportation Department’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) report—the third in 10 years on repair station oversight—found that the agency’s shift to a risk-based system is suffering from major flaws. And the OIG also found ...

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