Glass Cockpits NOT Safer than Conventional Panels

AOPA:  NTSB report on glass cockpits leaves unanswered questions

An NTSB study released March 9 that concluded glass cockpit aircraft were no safer than conventional instrument aircraft and recommended the FAA implement numerous training requirements falls short, according to AOPA. The study stated that of the 8,000 aircraft analyzed, glass cockpit aircraft had a higher fatal accident rate than conventional aircraft… Read more


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