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IATA disappointed with US FAA 5G retrofit timetable

IATA disappointed with US FAA 5G retrofit timetable

18 June 2022 Press Release Airline News

IATA expressed strong disappointment with the US Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) announcement on a 5G aircraft retrofit timetable. The FAA plans to require airlines to replace or upgrade FAA-approved radio altimeters on large commercial aircraft by July 2023 in order to protect against potential interference to aviation safety systems from the rollout of 5G near US airports.