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Open Recommendations (40 total)

Federal Regulation: Selected Emerging Technologies Highlight the Need for Legislative Analysis and Enhanced Coordination

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Federal Aviation Administration The Administrator of the FAA should publicize the ETC and establish a mechanism for regulated entities to communicate with the ETC to obtain assistance with applicable drone requirements. (Recommendation 3)
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Aviation Certification: FAA Should Evaluate Effectiveness of the International Validation Process

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Federal Aviation Administration The Administrator of FAA should establish a time frame and develop an action plan for FAA's efforts to develop its approach for assessing the international validations process. (Recommendation 4)
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Aviation Certification: FAA Should Evaluate Effectiveness of the International Validation Process

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Federal Aviation Administration The Administrator of FAA should identify the quality information and performance metrics the agency needs to track progress toward the goals it identifies for the international validations process and how it will collect that information, which may include changes to agency data systems or dashboards. (Recommendation 2)
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Federal Aviation Administration The Administrator of FAA should use the information FAA collects to assess the results of and inform decisions about any needed improvements to the international validations process. (Recommendation 3)
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Federal Aviation Administration The Administrator of FAA should establish quantifiable goals for the international validations process. (Recommendation 1)
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Commercial Space Transportation: FAA Should Improve Its Mishap Investigation Process

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Federal Aviation Administration The Administrator of FAA should direct the Office of Commercial Space Transportation to develop criteria for determining when the agency will authorize a launch operator to lead a mishap investigation on FAA's behalf. (Recommendation 1)
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Commercial Space Transportation: FAA Should Improve Its Mishap Investigation Process

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Federal Aviation Administration The Administrator of FAA should direct the Office of Commercial Space Transportation to comprehensively evaluate the effectiveness of the office's mishap investigation process. (Recommendation 2)
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Air Traffic Control Modernization: Program Management Improvements Could Help FAA Address NextGen Delays and Challenges

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Federal Aviation Administration The FAA Administrator should ensure that its Acquisition Management System policy includes a requirement to conduct root cause analyses on individual NextGen programs that exceed a specific threshold of cost, schedule, or performance variance and when the program is rebaselined. (Recommendation 3)
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Air Traffic Control Modernization: Program Management Improvements Could Help FAA Address NextGen Delays and Challenges

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Federal Aviation Administration The FAA Administrator should develop an updated life-cycle cost estimate for NextGen, measure FAA's performance against it, and create a schedule for updating the life-cycle cost estimate regularly. (Recommendation 1)
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Federal Aviation Administration The FAA Administrator should include information in future NextGen Performance and Accountability reports to make clear which individual programs within NextGen are awaiting or have received revised cost, schedule, and performance goals, as well as those that FAA does not intend to rebaseline. (Recommendation 4)
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