The FAA is proposing a $777,000 civil penalty against Horizon Air Industries (QX) for allegedly operating 32 Bombardier Dash-8-400 turboprops on 49,870 flights between Oct. 19, 2009 and March 17, 2010 when the aircraft were not in compliance with federal aviation regulations. The FAA alleged QX installed new external lighting systems on the aircraft, but did not conduct required tests for radio frequency and electromagnetic interference before returning the aircraft to service. QX ...

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