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  1. New technology is making the skies just a bit friendlier

    Ten years ago, in â''The Truth about Air Traffic Control,â'' I quoted Neil Planzer, then director of the Air Traffic System Requirements Service for the Federal Aviation Administration, who said that, by the year 2015, if the U.S. air transportation system does not change in any significant way, there could be a major aviation accident every seven to ten days.â'' Planzer at the time was looking at data that showed historical accident rates for certain volumes of traffic, and a future in which air traffic over the U.S. was likely to climb steadily. Adding the statistics together did not …

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