Europe’s aviation regulator, finalizing the first mandated upgrades influenced by Malaysia Airlines Flight 370’s (MH370)’s disappearance, has fast-tracked and strengthened proposed enhancements to make flight recorders and aircraft easier to locate following overwater accidents. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulations, unveiled May 7 and set for European Commission approval by mid-year, tackle several issues. They mandate longer-duration flight recorder ...

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