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Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on the State of Aviation Safety

Washington, D.C., February 23, 2018 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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Next Tuesday, the Subcommittee on Aviation will hold a hearing to examine the state of aviation safety in the United States. The Subcommittee will hear testimony from federal agencies, including the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General (DOT IG), as well as experts from the aviation industry.

The hearing of the Aviation Subcommittee, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), is entitled, “The State of Aviation Safety.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witnesses will include:

  • Mr. Ali Bahrami, Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Mr. Akbar Sultan, Deputy Director of Airspace Operations and Safety Programs, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Mr. John DeLisi, Director of the Office of Aviation Safety, National Transportation Safety Board
  • Mr. Matthew Hampton, Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits, Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Captain Tim Canoll, President, Airline Pilots Association, International

    More information about the Subcommittee on Aviation hearing, including a witness list, testimony, additional background information, and live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available.


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