Aviation (11 - 20 of 53 items)
Army Logistics: Better Approach Needed to Identify Systemic Causes of Problem Parts
NSIAD-93-86: Published: Mar 16, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army Aviation Systems Command's efforts to identify systemic problems with the quality and availability of certain helicopter parts.GAO found that: (1) the Command's approach has been to resolve individual problems as they arise, instead of identifying the systemic causes of problems; (2) the Command collects information necessary to identify p...
AFMD-93-28R: Published: Dec 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 23, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Army's financial management operations and fiscal year 1991 financial statements, focusing on the legal implications of unsupported year-end adjustments by the U.S. Army's Aviation and Troop Command. GAO noted that the Aviation Command: (1) made unsupported adjustments to its disbursement records which eliminated negative balances in seven fund subdivisions and concealed recorded...
DOT Contract Oversight
RCED-93-67R: Published: Nov 19, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Department of Transportation's (DOT) contract management and oversight, focusing on what management controls were in place at DOT and its operating administrations. GAO noted that: (1) DOT operating administrations have relied primarily on Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audits to assess the appropriateness of contract charges; (2) DOT did not have a centralized system to tra...
Army Accounting Adjustments--Aviation Systems Command
AFMD-92-103ML: Published: Aug 20, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 1992.
GAO provided information on its review of the Army's fiscal year 1991 consolidated financial statements, focusing on adjustments necessary at the Aviation Systems Command. GAO found that the Army needed to make $4.2 billion in accounting adjustments to the financial statements for the Aviation Systems Command...
Government Civil Aircraft: Longstanding Management Problems
T-GGD-92-44: Published: May 21, 1992. Publicly Released: May 21, 1992.
GAO discussed its reviews of acquisition, management, and uses of government civilian aircraft. GAO noted that: (1) civilian agencies own at least 1,300 aircraft worth $2 billion; (2) agencies use most aircraft to satisfy special mission requirements such as firefighting and law enforcement, but 100 are configured and used for routine passenger transportation; (3) over the past 15 years, it has do...
Army Maintenance: More Effective Implementation of Maintenance Expenditure Limits Needed
NSIAD-91-270: Published: Sep 18, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1991.
GAO reviewed the Army's policies and procedures for computing and using maintenance expenditure limits (MEL), to determine whether: (1) the Army Materiel Command (AMC) was applying MEL effectively in their repair-or-buy decisions; and (2) AMC was sufficiently overseeing the commands' use of MEL.GAO found that: (1) the three buying commands reviewed did not properly follow or consistently apply the...
Transportation: Status of GAO's Open Recommendations on Transportation Policies and Programs
RCED-91-112: Published: Apr 10, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1991.
GAO provided information on 142 open recommendations related to transportation issues to focus attention on matters that are of primary interest to congressional committees and subcommittees with transportation-related responsibilities and to supplement information it provided in its annual governmentwide report on open recommendations.GAO presented information on: (1) the impact of its work in th...
Military Airlift: Information on Gander Crash and Improved Controls Over Military Charters
NSIAD-90-243BR: Published: Sep 11, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. government's participation in the Canadian investigation of the 1985 aircraft crash in Newfoundland, focusing on: (1) U.S. agencies' roles in assisting the Canadian Aviation Safety Board in its investigation; (2) the plane's cargo; and (3) military actions to ensure U.S. military charter safety and security.GAO found that: (...
Navy Maintenance: Aviation Component Repair Program Needs Greater Management Attention
NSIAD-89-171: Published: Jul 6, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's aviation component repair program, focusing on: (1) whether repair prices were well-supported and reasonable; (2) Navy efforts to improve efficiency and contain costs; and (3) internal program management controls.GAO found that naval aviation depots: (1) during fiscal year (FY) 1988, overhauled almost 200,000 components, with revenues of...
Transportation: Bibliography of GAO Documents, January 1985-December 1988
RCED-89-130: Published: May 1, 1989. Publicly Released: May 1, 1989.
This bibliography includes information on documents directly or indirectly related to transportation that GAO released between January 1985 and December 1989. The documents included are representative of the broad interrelationship which exists between transportation and other issues addressed by GAO, such as energy, environmental protection, information management and technology, and defense...