NTSB Wants FAA to Upgrade ELT Response Procedures

AOPA:  The National Transportation Safety Board urged the Federal Aviation Administration to overhaul its process of responding to emergency signals from downed small aircraft. The FAA sends the Air Force radar information about distress signals, but it can be days before a plane’s location is pinpointed. The New York Times

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