FAA Oversight of Aviation Manufacturing

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, will convene a full committee hearing titled “FAA Oversight of Aviation Manufacturing” on Thursday, June 13, 2024, at 10:00 AM EDT. This hearing will examine the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of Boeing’s aircraft manufacturing processes and production quality, including the FAA’s assessment of the recently submitted 90-day comprehensive plan by Boeing. The hearing will cover FAA oversight of Boeing’s planned actions to respond to the recent FAA audits of Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems’ production lines as well as the findings and recommendations issued by the Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) Expert Review Panel, established by the 2020 Aircraft Certification, Safety and Accountability Act (ACSAA), and new measures in the recently enacted FAA Reauthorization Act of 2024.

Witness:

  • The Honorable Michael Whitaker, Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration

Details:

WHAT: Full Committee Hearing on FAA Oversight of Aviation Manufacturing   
DATE: Thursday, June 13, 2024
TIME: 10:00 AM EDT
LOCATION: Committee Hearing Room, Russell 253
LIVESTREAM: The hearing will stream live on the Committee websiteTwitter and YouTube

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Testimony