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U.S. cargo airlines will conduct an in-service evaluation of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast technology as an airborne collision avoidance tool. FAA in April issued an STC for the system, developed by the Cargo Airline Assn., its member airlines and II Morrow Corp. Tests will he carried out on aircraft operated by Airborne Express, FedEx and UPS (ATW 4/99, p. 38). Boeing's 717 is beating fuel burn performance targets, the company said, with flight-test data showing as much as a 5% improvement in cruise performance and 2. …

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