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NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 25, 1980
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(Studio) Federal Aviation Administration approval of DC-9 Super 80 with 2 pilots and pilots' response noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) McDonnell Douglas film shown; decision to allow new plane to be flown with 2 pilots said possibly setting precedent for other planes, such as Boeing's 757 and 767. Suit filed by Air Line Pilots Association discussed. [Association president J. J. O'DONNELL - comments.] Role of 3rd pilot in cockpit outlined. [Federal Aviation Administration administration Langhorne BOND - comments.] Separate Federal Aviation Administration decision with regard to random spot-checking of cockpit voice recorders reported.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:01:00

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