U.S. FAA to Require Second Flight-Deck Barrier for Pilot, Aircraft Safety

The Federal Aviation Administration is – literally – doubling down on flight deck safety. It’s proposing that manufacturers of new passenger airplanes for commercial service be required to install a “second physical barrier” to prevent flightdeck intrusion.

The new measures trace back to 9/11, and subsequent series of U.S. federal laws that have been passed to prevent a repeat of the terrorist attack. The Air Line Pilots Association also wants existing aircraft retrofitted with added protection for the flightdeck.

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