Enforcement Action Summary - Corporate Offenders – April 2016

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Grand Falls Aviation Service Ltd

Date: Count(s): Violation: Penalty: Location:
2015-05-02 1 CAR 703.98(3) $1,250 Atlantic Region

The air operator failed to ensure that qualified personnel are provided for its ground and flight training program.

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Grondair Transport Inc.

Date: Count(s): Violation: Penalty: Location:
2015-04-10 1 CAR 571.05 $3,750 Quebec Region

The company performed maintenance on an aircraft operated under Part VII and installed a part that had undergone maintenance that was not performed in accordance with a foreign document equivalent to an MPM established by a maintenance organization approved under the laws of a state that is party to an agreement with Canada and the agreement provides for the recognition of the work to be performed.

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Drone Xperts

Date: Count(s): Violation: Penalty: Location:
2015-07-29 1 CAR 603.66 $3,750 Quebec Region

The company operated an unmanned air vehicle contrary to the provisions of a special flight operations certificate (SFOC) issued by the Minister.

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Kenora Air Service Ltd.

Date: Count(s): Violation: Penalty: Location:
2014-08-10
to
2014-08-17
3 CAR 605.03(1) $15,000 Ontario Region

The company operated an aircraft on three (3) occasions when the flight authority was not in effect in respect of the aircraft.

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Allen Airways Ltd

Date: Count(s): Violation: Penalty: Location:
2014-06-09 1 CAR 573.05(2) $5,000 Ontario Region

The AMO certificate holder authorized a person who was not the holder of an AME licence, to sign a maintenance release when that person had not demonstrated to the AMO the levels of knowledge and experience that were appropriate in respect of the work being certified.

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Collingwood Classic Aircraft Foundation

Date: Count(s): Violation: Penalty: Location:
2014-06-05 3 CAR 605.85(1) $15,000 Ontario Region

The company permitted an aircraft to take-off on three (3) occasions when maintenance performed on the aircraft had not been certified.

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Bell Mobility Inc.

Date: Count(s): Violation: Penalty: Location:
2014-09-20 1 CAR 601.28 $3,750 Ontario Region

The company who has responsibility for or control over an obstacle to air navigation, failed to report immediately the failure or malfunction of a required light to the nearest flight service station.

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Kasper Aviation Inc.

Date: Count(s): Violation: Penalty: Location:
2015-03-26 1 CAR 605.88(1) $5,000 Ontario Region

The company permitted an aircraft to take-off that had been subjected to an abnormal occurrence without inspecting it for damage.

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Trans Capital Air Ltd.

Date: Count(s): Violation: Penalty: Location:
2015-06-11 1 CAR 107.02 $12,500 Ontario Region

The company, the holder of a certificate referred to in subsections 107.01(1) or (2) failed to establish and maintain a safety management system (SMS).

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Coulson Aircrane Ltd.

Date: Count(s): Violation: Penalty: Location:
2015-10-19 1 CAR 202.42(1) $5,000 Pacific Region

The company operated in Canada an aircraft that was registered in the United States of America and that has been present in Canada for a total of ninety (90) days or more in the immediately preceding twelve-month period.

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Pacific Rim Aviation Academy Inc.

Date: Count(s): Violation: Penalty: Location:
2015-04-15 1 CAR 706.07(1) $5,000 Pacific Region

The company failed to ensure that its maintenance control system and all of the included maintenance schedules would continue to be effective and comply with the Regulations when it did not establish and maintain a quality assurance program that meets the requirements.

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Island Express Air Inc.

Date: Count(s): Violation: Penalty: Location:
2015-05-10 1 CAR 703.88(1) $5,000 Pacific Region

The company permitted a person to act as a flight crew member in an aircraft when the person had not fulfilled the requirements of the air operator’s ground and flight training program.

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