The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified Airbus’s Runway Overrun Prevention System (ROPS) technology for the A330 family of aircraft. ROPS is now certified and available for line-fit and retrofit to all Airbus models. It is an onboard cockpit-alerting system that reduces exposure to runway-overrun risk, and if necessary, provides active protection. It was first approved by EASA on the A380 in October 2009, and is currently in service or ordered for most of the A380 ...

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