As part of an effort to reduce the risk of runway incursions, US FAA said Friday it is streamlining the certification process for technology that will allow pilots to view their aircraft's "own ship" position on runways and taxiways via a moving map display using GPS technology similar to GPS devices commonly used in automobiles. The agency said the portable devices likely will be certified and installed as soon as summer and no later than year end, but will be allowed only for use on the ...

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