House bill urges technology to counter shoulder-fired missiles

08/4/2004 | BusinessTravelNews.com · Aviation Now

The House of Representatives last month unanimously passed legislation that urges the FAA to expedite the approval of systems to protect commercial aircraft from shoulder-fired missiles. The Air Transport Association opposes any proposal requiring airlines to pay the costs of equipping every commercial airplane with the technology, which could run as high as $100 billion.

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