The U.S. FAA is giving JetBlue Airways $4.2 million toward equipping up to 35 of its Airbus A320s with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) avionics in exchange for data on these flights on the East Coast and to the Caribbean. Because of this partnership, and the data it assumes will show the economic benefits of the system, the FAA hopes other airlines will step forward and equip their own aircraft, and it even has more money available for equipage in an account set up to ...

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