6/20/2005

Airbus would have to install technology to counter shoulder-fired
missiles on its superjumbo jet under new legislation proposed by a
senior Republican, according to media reports. John Mica, R-Fla., who chairs
the House aviation subcommittee, introduced the bill requiring planes
carrying more than 800 people to install the technology. The Air
Transport Association
opposes laws to mandate technology for airlines.

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