U.S. Airlines Warn 5G Safety Risks Go Beyond Altimeters

Delta Air Lines 737-88
Credit: Nigel Howarth/AWST
Interference with key aircraft systems that rely on radio altimeter data and a lack of approvals at high-traffic airports may force airlines to avoid operations in many 5G C-band wireless service areas debuting Jan. 19, despite FAA sign-offs that cover equipment in a majority of mainline fleets. The...

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