U.S. airlines could soon be one step closer to the NextGen era of “equivalent visual operations,” where pilots use electronic vision aids to create a virtual clear weather environment regardless of the actual cloud and visibility conditions. Whether the cost-benefit equation will tilt in favor of buying the necessary enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) avionics and training to reap the benefits—more efficient operations, lower training costs and expanded airport ...


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