Addressing a need to better prepare pilots for fighting flight deck fires, FAA has issued a draft policy statement meant to augment—but not change—existing rules and guidance. The draft policy, “Flightcrew Procedures and Training for Addressing Fire Hazards in the Flight Deck,” would close a perceived gap in existing guidance, the agency notes.   A 2004 advisory circular (AC), AC 120-80, focuses on in-flight fires, with an emphasis on cabin crew procedures ...


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