US FAA yesterday revised its definition of a "runway incursion," adopting ICAO's characterization of "any unauthorized intrusion onto a runway" as what it will label an incursion going forward. The primary difference is that FAA's prior definition required that an aircraft present "a potential conflict" with another aircraft or moving vehicle in order to be classified as an incursion. The agency, for example, previously would have described an unauthorized aircraft crossing an empty runway ...

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