FAA Proposes $2.75M Penalty For Boeing's 777 Woes

Law360, New York (July 26, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT) -- The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday it is proposing a $2.75 million civil penalty against The Boeing Co.’s commercial airplanes unit for allegedly failing to maintain its quality control system in accordance with approved FAA procedures.

The FAA said Boeing has failed to implement plans following the company's September 2008 finding that it had installed fasteners that didn't conform with the agency's standards on its 777 airplanes. The FAA sent Boeing a letter of investigation the following month that requested a response within 20 working days....
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