U.S. aviation regulators on Monday plan to propose improving cockpit automation to help prevent pilot errors that have caused fatal airline crashes, according to a media report.
The Federal Aviation Administration wants cockpit automation fixes in nearly 500 Boeing 737 planes to ensure pilots have adequate safeguards if airspeed falls too low, particularly during landing approaches, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
Foreign regulators are likely to follow suit, the newspaper said.
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The FAA was not immediately available for comment.