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GAO: FAA needs to shore up data-driven safety programs
Last updated: 21 October 2017

published: 16 FEB 2007
by Harro Ranter, ASN

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The FAA needs to implement more efficient and effective processes to use data to spot potential hazards that can lead to accidents, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). FAA has moved to risk-based, data-driven programs to oversee the aviation industry and to identify and respond to safety problems in the U.S. airspace system. But challenges in data and staffing affect FAA`s ability to implement these programs. (FCW)

» GAO-07-490T