03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Rule For New Planes Means More Airbags

AmSafe is supplying the product to most major U.S. airlines to help comply with a new government crash standard. The rule has been phased in slowly over the past 21 years and takes full effect this week, when the seats in newly manufactured planes will have to protect passengers from a crash 16 times the force of gravity.

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