The FAA says U.S. airlines will have to shell out an estimated $80 million on simulator upgrades to better train pilots for certain weather-related events and handling aircraft beyond the stall angle of attack, a realm that continues to result in loss-of-control accidents. There is some concern, though, that the actual costs may be higher when airlines attempt to obtain from airframers or third-party providers the “extended” aerodynamic envelope models needed for simulators to ...


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