The two former CCAD supervisors pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy and falsifying records related to aircraft parts pleaded not guilty.
Albert Flores and Samuel Escareno were arraigned on Thursday morning where they entered the not guilty pleas. According to the indictment , Flores and Escareno allegedly ordered or coerced other CCAD employees to make false entries and certifications on UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter main rotor blade dynamic balance data sheets.
A federal judge set their bonds at $20,000. They were taken into custody after the hearing.
Their trials are set for October 9, 2018.