The FAA has proposed a $2.5 million civil penalty against one of the largest aircraft hose suppliers, for allegedly failing to report thousands of minor product design changes. It is alleged that Parkin-Hannifin's Dallas-based Stratoflex division made 16,770 unreported design and/or nomenclature changes to various aircraft hoses over a 12-year period, and continued to ignore the FAA's reporting requirements after learning it was under investigation. ``We don't feel any ...


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