FAA Sees Room For Improving Evacuation Safety

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An FAA study found most evacuation scenarios are very safe for passengers, thanks in large part to advances in aircraft design. But the agency also found some areas that can be improved.
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A multiyear U.S. review of commercial aircraft evacuations shows that overall safety is very high, but the FAA concedes some areas can be improved and wants public input to help it shape possible regulatory changes. “Due to regulatory advancements and improvements in materials and training, the...

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