The FAA, acknowledging that flight crews need to be better prepared to combat flight deck fires, has drafted a policy that is meant to amplify and augment existing rules and guidance, but stops short of modifying its regulations. The draft policy, “Flightcrew Procedures and Training for Addressing Fire Hazards in the Flight Deck,” would close a perceived gap in existing guidance that focuses on the cabin rather than the flight deck. A 2004 advisory circular (AC), AC 120-80, ...


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