6/29/2010

The FAA says it will issue a final order next month designed to prevent cockpit fires caused by the windshield heating element in some Boeing jets. NTSB leaders are critical of the FAA's time frame for the rule, noting that regulators have been promising action since 2004. "There is no shortage of information," says NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman. "In fact, there's no shortage of incidents. What's ... missing is the will to do something about it."

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