Airbus delivered its first Airbus A320 family aircraft equipped with Runway Overrun Prevention System (ROPS) to American Airlines. FAA recently certified the ROPS technology. According to Airbus, the onboard cockpit technology “increases pilots’ situational awareness during landing, reduces exposure to runway excursion risk, and, if necessary, provides active protection.” The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certified ROPS on the A320ceo family in ...

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