FAA Providing Inadequate Oversight of Suppliers

“Neither manufacturers nor FAA inspectors have provided effective oversight of suppliers; this has allowed substandard parts to enter the aviation supply chain,

The IG found in 20 out of 21 suppliers that there were “widespread deficiencies at supplier facilities used by major aviation manufacturers. We found that some aircraft manufacturers had not designed effective oversight systems for their aircraft part suppliers.

Tags Air safety Aircraft part Aviation Business Federal Aviation Administration Management Supply chain Supply chain management Technology

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