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FAA proposes $155,000 in civil penalties against American Eagle Airlines
10 August 2011

FAA proposes $155,000 in civil penalties against American Eagle Airlines

10 August 2011

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing $155,000 in civil penalties against American Eagle Airlines of Fort Worth, Texas for allegedly operating eight flights with incorrect weight and balance data, and for using improper maintenance procedures when repairing a jet engine and then operating the aircraft when it was not in compliance with FAA regulations. […]

FAA proposes $689,800 civil penalty against Federal Express

8 July 2011

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a civil penalty of $689,800 against Federal Express Corp. (FedEx) of Memphis for allegedly violating U.S. Department of Transportation hazardous materials regulations. The FAA alleges that in 89 instances from June 13 to Sept. 4, 2009, FedEx failed to provide pilots-in-command with complete, accurate information on the […]

FAA proposes $1.05 Million civil penalty against the Boeing Company

27 June 2011

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $1,050,000 civil penalty against the Boeing Company for allegedly failing to correct a known problem in production and installation of the central passenger oxygen system in its Boeing 777 airliners. The FAA based its proposed civil penalty on inspections of nine newly assembled aircraft between April […]

FAA proposes $250,000 civil penalty against AirTran Airways

23 June 2011

 The U.S.Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $250,000 civil penalty against AirTran Airways of Orlando, Fla., for allegedly operating a Boeing 737 on four passenger flights when it was not in compliance with FAA regulations. The FAA alleges Air Tran did not properly repair or test an angle-of-attack sensor on the aircraft, which warns […]

FAA to impose civil penalties for pointing lasers into cockpits

1 June 2011

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that they will begin to impose civil penalties against people who point a laser into the cockpit of an aircraft. The FAA released a legal interpretation, which finds that directing a laser beam into an aircraft cockpit could interfere with a flight crew performing its duties while operating an […]

FAA proposes $550,000 civil penalty against Executive Airlines

30 March 2011

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $550,000 civil penalty against Executive Airlines, Inc., of San Juan, P.R., for allegedly operating two ATR-72 twin turboprop planes when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. The FAA alleges Executive Airlines, a subsidiary of AMR Corporation, failed to complete required periodic, time-specific inspections of […]

FAA proposes $275,000 civil penalty against Continental Airlines

22 December 2010

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $275,000 civil penalty against Continental Airlines Inc., of Houston, for operating two Boeing 737-900ER (extended range) aircraft on 73 flights when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. The FAA alleges Continental mechanics failed to follow the 737 Airplane Maintenance Manual when they installed […]

FAA proposes $330,000 civil penalty against American Eagle Airlines

22 December 2010

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $330,000 civil penalty against American Eagle Airlines Inc., of Fort Worth, for operating an Embraer 135 regional jet on 12 revenue passenger flights when it was not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. The FAA alleges American Eagle mechanics failed to note broken passenger seats and […]

FAA proposes $664,000 civil penalty against Parachute Center

13 October 2010

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $664,000 civil penalty against William C. Dause, doing business as The Parachute Center of Acampo, Calif., for allegedly failing to perform required aircraft parts replacements and failing to comply with safety directives. The FAA alleges that The Parachute Center operated a de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter […]

FAA proposes $455,175 civil penalty against Corporate Air

13 October 2010

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $455,175 civil penalty against Corporate Air of Billings, Mont., for allegedly operating a Beech 1900C airliner when it was not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. The FAA alleges Corporate Air failed to maintain the aircraft under the company’s general maintenance manual, which includes the Pratt […]