Re: NTSB to recommend changes to 757, 737

From:         "McElravy" <>
Date:         13 Sep 96 03:03:32 
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> A story in today's Wall St. Journal reports that the NTSB is readying
> recommendations for safety changes to the 757 and 737. These changes,
> briefly, involve "equipment and pilot training," mentioning only
> "advanced ground collision avoidance systems" as the equipment change
> for the 757 (in response to the AA757 crash near Cali, Colombia). The
> 737 changes were not specified except to say that they are "separate"
> from the changes to the 757.

What I liked about the article is that the new avoidance systems are only
for the 757. After all its the only plane to have crashed into a mountain
recently, so it must be the only plane to need the system. :-) Usually the
WSJ points out bureaucratic lapses in logic, but they didn't point this one
out. They did however admit that the system MIGHT be added into other
							Evan McElravy