Airbus delivered its first Airbus A320 with Runway Overrun Prevention System to American.

 
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New York (AirGuide - Inside Air Travel) - Wed, Nov 13, 2013

Airbus delivered its first Airbus A320 family aircraft equipped with Runway Overrun Prevention System (ROPS) to American Airlines. FAA recently certified the ROPS technology. According to Airbus, the onboard cockpit technology Oincreases pilotsO situational awareness during landing, reduces exposure to runway excursion risk, and, if necessary, provides active protection.O The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certified ROPS on the A320CEO family in August. OEASA first approved ROPS on the A380 in 2009, and to date is currently in service or ordered on most of the worldwide A380 fleet,O Airbus said in a statement. OIn 2011, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended to the FAA that it Oactively pursue with aircraft and avionics manufacturers the development of technology to reduce or prevent runway excursions...

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