Press Release – FAA Proposes Civil Penalty of Nearly $3.7 Million Against Manufacturer of ADS-B Navigation Units

FORT WORTH, Texas The U.S. Department of Transportations Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a civil penalty of $3,685,000 against NavWorx Inc. of Rowlett, Texas, for allegedly producing and selling navigation units that did not meet FAA requirements and for allegedly misleading customers about those products.

The FAA has strict requirements for navigation units to ensure the reliability of the information they provideboth topilots andtoair traffic controllers, saidFAA Administrator Michael Huerta.Customers of these products must be able to trust that their equipment meets our safety standards.”

During an investigation, the FAA found that NavWorx produced certain Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) navigation units …read more

Source: https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?newsId=22254&omniRss=press_releasesAoc&cid=102_P_R

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