“I think that NASA owes Congress and the laudable
companies that are before us today a much more thorough assessment
of the situation ahead. It is time for NASA to deliver credible
plans and analysis so that we can move forward with more
confidence.” Source: House Science Committee
Chairman Ralph Hall (R-TX).
A statement of compliance (SOC) is a signed statement made by
the aircraft manufacturer stating that the aircraft (specific by
serial number) was designed, manufactured, and is supported with a
monitoring and correction of safety-of-flight within a continued
A specialized agency of the United Nations, the International
Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) was created in 1944 to promote
the safe and orderly development of international civil aviation
throughout the world.