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    Posted April 14, 2014 by
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    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

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    Malaysia Flight 370 seems to have disappeared off the face of the earth and after weeks of searching, experts are still at a loss as to what really happened to the ill-fated flight though they believe the Boeing 777 went down in the ocean. One of the main problems with the search is that the airliner went down in the southern Indian Ocean, one of the most remote areas of the world.

     

    Thankfully, there are options being worked on to change aircraft monitoring from ground based systems to satellites. Using GPS would provide real time tracking that can help with rescue efforts, avoid delays, increase safety, as well as saving the airliner industries billions of dollars a year.

     

    In the U.S. the FAA system is being called the Next Generation Air Transportation System, but there are also private companies working towards the same end.

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