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Midair-collision warning devices draw FAA scrutiny

Federal aviation regulators are proposing fixes to midair-collision warning devices on nearly 9,000 U.S airliners and business aircraft, after uncovering a safety problem in a test flight.

The Federal Aviation Administration’s proposed directive, made public Monday, seeks to mandate software upgrades to widely used devices manufactured by a unit of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. Get the full story »