FCC Seeks to ban 121.5 ELTs

In a document released on June 15th, the FCC (not FAA) has determined that 121.5 ELTs should neither be manufactured, sold or used, effective within 60 days.  Considering that the FAA requires a working ELT on all aircraft, the logistics of such a move (both financial and physical) could end up grounding a couple of hundred thousand airplanes.

Every organization that ends with an “A” is on full alert.  For more info read the following, AOPA article.


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