Beware Air Methods (AIRM)

FAA Proposes $892.5K Fine Against Air Methods For Dozens Of Air Ambulance Flights
John Goglia

The Federal Aviation Administration announced a proposed civil penalty of $892, 500 against Air Methods AIRM +1.70% Corp. for allegedly flying an Airbus EC-135 helicopter on 51 passenger-carrying flights when it was in an unsafe condition for flight. According to the FAA’s statement today, an FAA inspector in Tampa, Florida conducting an inspection of the aircraft discovered that the “pitot tubes were severely corroded.” Pitot tubes are critical aircraft components that are used to measure an aircraft’s speed.…

Denny Schlesinger