FAA Fines American Eagle $155K for Fl...

FAA Fines American Eagle $155K for Flights with Bad Weight Data and Improper Engine Maintenance

There are 3 comments on the nycaviation.com story from Aug 10, 2011, titled FAA Fines American Eagle $155K for Flights with Bad Weight Data and Improper Engine Maintenance. In it, nycaviation.com reports that:

The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday announced it has proposed $155,000 in fines against American Eagle Airlines for operating flights with inaccurate weight and balance data and flying a plane for a week with an improperly repaired engine.

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RWG

Dillsboro, IN

#1 Aug 10, 2011
PENCIL WHIPPING OF PIREPS AT AMERICAN EAGLE OR AMERICAN AIRLINES ! I'm shocked !!!
Wait, no I'm not. As a matter of fact , I think these two companies invented pencil whipping of Pireps!

Since: May 08

Santee CA

#2 Aug 10, 2011
A great selling point. Just another arm of AMR begging to be run by decent managers.
RWG

Dillsboro, IN

#3 Aug 13, 2011
P.S. I just hope that whoever the mech was that signed off that engine without doing the maintenance is heavily fined by the FAA and has his A&P license revoked for at least year.

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