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Talking Point: A better way to perform airplane safety checks

Talking Point: A better way to perform airplane safety checks

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(KSL News) American Airlines passengers were frustrated this week because the airline canceled thousands of flights. The company grounded its MD-80 jets, the workhorse of its fleet, for safety checks on plane wiring.

Could this airport misery one day be avoided? University of Utah researcher and professor of engineering Dr. Cynthia Furse may have a solution. She explained what that solution is in tonight's Talking Point.

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