Aviation.ca - Your Number One Source for Canadian Aviation News, Jobs and Information!

Press Release - FAA Proposes $509,180 Civil Penalty Against Martinaire Aviation

Rate this item
(0 votes)

FT. WORTH, Texas – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $509,180 civil penalty against Martinaire Aviation, LLC, of Addison, Texas, for allegedly violating the Hazardous Material


The FAA alleges the cargo carrier failed to comply with Notification to Pilot-In-Command, or NOPIC, requirements for hazardous materials on board its aircraft for 43 flights between Oct. 1, 2013 and Dec. 3, 2013. The cargo included toxic, corrosive and flammable materials, as well as ammunition.

“NOPICs document critical information about hazardous materials,” said FAA Administrator Michael Huerta.  “Their purpose is to provide pilots and emergency responders with complete information about hazardous materials on aircraft for emergency response purposes.”

The FAA discovered the alleged violations during a comprehensive hazardous materials inspection at the company’s headquarters.

Martinaire has asked to meet with the FAA to discuss the case.

Federal Aviation Administration

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Login to post comments
Aviation.ca is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites. Copyright © 1997-2015 Skytech Dynamics Corporation, All rights reserved exogenous-blank

Login or Register