FAA wants to fine Oregon-based Hillsboro Aviation $580,000 for three separate alleged safety and operational lapses, one of which it says involves a Bell 206 Jet Ranger that flew for several months after it was serviced with improper parts by an unqualified employee. This fine brings the number of proposed civil penalties FAA has brought against air operators and suppliers in the past month alone to 18, worth just over $1.8 million. Hillsboro Aviation is a charter operator, sales ...


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