FAA To Protect Program from Public Access

AINalerts » May 30, 2006
November 21, 2006, 4:36 AM

To encourage more industry participation, the FAA is proposing that information provided to the agency from the voluntary disclosure reporting program (VDRP) be protected from public access in accordance with the provisions of FAR Part 193. Under these provisions, the FAA is required to prevent the information from being made available to the public, including under the Freedom of Information Act. “The designation is intended to encourage participation in the VDRP,” the FAA said. The program, adopted in 1998 and described in Advisory Circular 00-58, provides a way for a certificate holder to voluntarily report apparent FAR violations within its own organization and promptly take steps to correct them without being subjected to FAA penalties. Comments are due by June 26. For more information, contact the FAA at (703) 661-0275

FILED UNDER: 
Share this...

Please Register

In order to leave comments you will now need to be a registered user. This change in policy is to protect our site from an increased number of spam comments. Additionally, in the near future you will be able to better manage your AIN subscriptions via this registration system. If you already have an account, click here to log in. Otherwise, click here to register.

 
X