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All Wheels Up Working Group to Focus on In-Cabin Wheelchair Securements for Dedicated Wheelchair Spot

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Frisco, TX, August 30, 2022 –(PR.com)– All Wheels Up (AWU), the only not-for-profit organization in the world funding and conducting research for a wheelchair spot on airplanes, announced its third working group of key stakeholders from U.S. and foreign air carriers, airplane, airplane seat and wheelchair manufacturers, regulatory agencies, and universities to address in-cabin wheelchair securements to accommodate a wheelchair spot on airplanes.

The U.S. Transportation Review Board confirmed last year in its “Final Report on the Feasibility of Wheelchair Securement Systems on Aircraft” that wheelchair securement systems are feasible for in-flight use in commercial aviation. The AWU Working Group will go in-depth into the design and engineering of in-cabin wheelchair securements and share research and innovations in the field. Speakers from the National Institute for Aviation Research from Wichita State University and…

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