The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recommended the US FAA require large aircraft be equipped with an anti-ground collision aid. NTSB recommends systems such as an onboard external-mounted camera to provide pilots a clear view of the aircraft’s wingtips while taxiing to ensure clearance from other aircraft, vehicles and obstacles. According to the NTSB, on large aircraft—such as the Boeing 747, 757, 767 and 777; the Airbus A380; and the McDonnell Douglas ...

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