Aircraft Maintenance:

Additional FAA Oversight Needed of Aging Aircraft Repairs (Vol. II)

RCED-91-91B: Published: May 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 1991.

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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the aircraft repair station industry, focusing on the responses of 48 carriers and 35 independent repair stations to a questionnaire regarding aircraft maintenance demand, constraints on maintenance supply, and carriers' compliance with airworthiness directives.

GAO presented: (1) a list of air carriers and independent repair stations that completed its mail survey of maintenance activities; (2) responses to its air carrier survey; and (3) responses to its independent repair station survey.