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Season Premiere

Mayday: Season 8

8x01 System Breakdown
TV-14

  • 2009-06-11T01:00:00Z on Discovery
  • 46 mins
  • Canada
  • English
  • Documentary, Drama

This special looked at the role of air traffic controllers in the airline industry, and took a look at the Next Generation Air Transportation System, a new technology meant to eliminate mid-air collisions by reducing overall dependence on radar and radio, as well as delegating some of the air traffic controllers' tasks to computers on board each plane.

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