FAA Proposes $104,650 Civil Penalty Against Lyon Aviation

FAA Proposes $104,650 Civil Penalty Against Lyon Aviation

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $104,650 civil penalty against Lyon Aviation of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, for alleged pilot record violations.    

The FAA alleges that Lyon Aviation failed to review all pertinent qualification and medical records for seven pilots before hiring them and allowing them to fly. The FAA also alleges Lyon Aviation failed to report those records to the FAA’s Pilots Record Database. 

The seven pilots conducted more than 1,000 flights between Feb. 4, 2022, and Sept. 7, 2023. 

Lyon Aviation has 30 days after receiving the FAA’s enforcement letter to respond to the agency. 

Official news published at https://www.faa.gov/newsroom/faa-proposes-104650-civil-penalty-against-lyon-aviation

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