Photograph: Delta Air Lines has 382 aircraft, including 129 Boeing 727s, that will require the installation of fire detection and suppression systems under the FAA's proposed rulemaking. DAVE MAXWELL Fire detection and suppression systems would be installed in the sealed cargo compartments of commercial aircraft by the year 2001 under a proposed rule issued last week by the FAA. The FAA estimates about 3,000 passenger aircraft, primarily narrow-bodies, and another 300 ...


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