Three airlines get FAA grants for anti-incursion system:

09/25/2008 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

The FAA is providing $600,000 each to Skywest Airlines, US Airways and Southwest Airlines for "electronic flight bags" for aircraft cockpits that will help avoid runway incursions by showing pilots their precise locations. "This technology is on every pilot's wish list. It's going to be a big boost for runway safety," said Acting FAA Administrator Robert Sturgell.

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