Oversight of Public Aircraft Operations:
Ensuring Safety for Critical Missions


Opening Remarks: Chairman Hersman

Panel 1: Defining Public Aircraft

Panel 2: Defining Oversight

Panel 3: Role of FAA in Public Aircraft Oversight

Panel 4: Oversight of Government-Owned Aircraft

  • Kurt Larson, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • James Waltmon, Houston Police Department
  • Tom Short, Los Angeles County Fire Department & International Association of Fire Chiefs
  • Jamal Abbed, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Tim Ochsner, Texas Department of Public Safety

Oversight of Contracted Aircraft

Contractors' Perspective on Public Aircraft Oversight

Role of Organizations

Closing Remarks: Chairman Hersman