49 CFR 1550.3 - TSA inspection authority.
(a) Each aircraft operator subject to this part must allow TSA, at any time or place, to make any inspections or tests, including copying records, to determine compliance with -
(1) This subchapter and any security program or security procedures under this subchapter, and part 1520 of this chapter; and
(2) 49 U.S.C. Subtitle VII, as amended.
(b) At the request of TSA, each aircraft operator must provide evidence of compliance with this part and its security program or security procedures, including copies of records.