Improved Planning Could Help FAA Address Challenges Related to Winter Weather Operations

Dillingham, Gerald L.
July 2010
GAO Reports;7/29/2010, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article reports on the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding the risk of aircraft operations during winter season. It states that GAO has reviewed the degree to which commercial airplanes have experienced accidents associated to icing. Furthermore, GAO recommends that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) should develop a plan centered on winter operations as a whole including milestones and detailed objectives.


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