FAA has proposed a $417,500 civil penalty against FedEx for allegedly operating an aircraft that was not in compliance with federal aviation regulations. FAA said in a statement it alleges that FedEx “failed to rebalance a horizontal stabilizer tab control surface on the Boeing 727 after repainting the part. The Boeing 727 Structural Repair Manual identifies the work as a major repair and requires rebalancing the control surface after the work is done.” According to the ...

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