Tue, May 04, 2010
Charge That The Company Was Out Of Compliance With FARs
The FAA has proposed a $297,000 civil penalty against Air Mods
and Repair Corporation of Wilmington, DE, for allegedly operating
two general aviation aircraft when they were not in compliance with
The FAA alleges that an FAA Flight Standards inspection of a
proposed flight school at the Air Mods facility at Robbinsville,
NJ, revealed maintenance problems with a Piper PA-23 Aztec twin and
a single-engine Piper PA-28 Warrior. The FAA told the company
repairs were needed before further flight of either aircraft.
The FAA alleges that Air Mods operated the Warrior on 19
subsequent flights between January 22 and March 4, 2009 and the
Aztec on six flights from January 21 to February 28, 2009 without
making the required repairs to either aircraft.
The company has 30 days from the receipt of the penalty letter
to respond to the FAA.
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