New 150-metre regulations for runway-end safety areas expected this year; pilot association says 300 metres is needed
By Neil MossFeb. 25, 2019
There have been 136 overruns since the infamous Air France Flight 358 at Toronto's Pearson International Airport in August 2005.
In November, Sky Lease Cargo Boeing 747-400 overran a runway at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, stopping metres short of a public road. Photograph courtesy of Transportation Safety Board/Flickr
Transportation Canada says regulations for runway-end safety areas (RESA) are coming this year, as a pilot association calls on Canadian airports to meet international standards.
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