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European regulators seek tighter flight data recorder rules

They want to make it impossible to shut communications and safety systems

Seeking solutions: Following the disappearance of MH370, officials from the European Aviation Safety Agency and the EC are meeting on July 8 with experts from the EU to discuss new requirements to ensure the continuous transmission of location data for all aircraft. - PHOTO: REUTERS

[BRUSSELS] More than three months after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, regulators in Europe are pressing for new ways that would make it impossible to disable safety and communications systems on commercial airliners.

Officials from the European Aviation Safety Agency...

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