Michael Sandic pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Phoenix, AZ to charges of possessing and using a false aircraft maintenance certificate after it was revoked by the FAA. Sandic continued to represent that he was a fully certified mechanic.
On May 25, 2011, Joseph Konrad, a commercial pilot and FAA certified flight instructor, was sentenced
Reza Ostadali, Forrest Hill, MD was sentenced by a U.S. District Court judge in Baltimore to a year’s probation following his guilty plea to a charge of submitting false medical certifications to his employer, Alleghany Airlines.
Stephen M. Walker, an employee of Aerocrafters, Inc., an FAA-certified repair station in Santa Rosa, CA, pleaded guilty in U.S.
Jarod K. Reynolds, of St. Petersburg, FL, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Tampa, FL, to 18 months in jail for using a forged Airman’s Medical Certificate.
Strandflex Company, a division of Maryland Specialty Wire, Inc., was ordered by an U.S. District Court judge in Syracuse, NY to pay a criminal fine of $500,000 and $100,000 in restitution.
Each year, hundreds of commercial air carriers, aircraft repair stations, pilot schools, and other entities apply to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for certificates authorizing them to operate in the National Airspace System.
On February 17, 2017, Lewis Scott Niles was arrested in Whitefield, New Hampshire, for failure to appear at his previous sentencing hearings. He was immediately sentenced in U.S.
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Ensuring the safety of our Nation’s roads requires addressing the increase in fatalities involving large trucks and buses.