WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration asked a panel of experts Friday to provide recommendations on cockpit technologies that could warn pilots that they are about to land on the wrong runway or a taxiway. The request is a step toward the agency potentially requiring the alerting systems, and part of the FAA’s efforts to eliminate near misses that have alarmed the aviation industry this year, Ian Duncan reports for The Washington Post. Continue reading original article.
The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:
11 September 2023 - The FAA will be holding an advisory committee meeting on 29 September, and the agency's administrator for aviation safety, David H. Boulter, said that technology has the potential to reduce runway "close calls" between aircraft.
“One serious close call is one too many, and we must act now and consider everything to get us closer to our goal,” Boulter wrote.
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