Although flying is actually safer than driving, there is always room for improvement in aviation safety standards. This can involve problems and fixes to both inside the aircrafts as well out outside. Radar, GPS, pilots, flight controller methods and technology, airstrip lighting, and many other factors need to be looked at and improved before, during, and after each aviation disaster occurs. Here we’ll look out how plane manufacturers, airports, the FAA and other agencies are dealing with the safety hazards of private and commercial flight.
Flight safety is often thought of as tedious and boring. But nothing is further from the truth. Safe flying is fun flying.
The September 2011 crash at the Reno Air Races brought the safety at airshows to the front of national attention. I am a trained accident investigator, and though there are important lessons to be learned from the Reno tragedy they will not change the future of airshows.
The concept of CAMP aircraft maintenance systems was introduced by the FAA with the intention of ensuring that all those items that are critical to the safe operations of large carrier aircraft are inspected on a regular and routine basis to evaluate their airworthiness and physical condition.
Iceland’s Grimsvotn volcano is causing delays in 2011. In April 2010, most airlines flying out of European cities cancelled flights due to volcanic ash. Airlines lost billions, and most of us know someone who couldn’t travel because of the Icelandic volcanic eruption. So – what is the danger in ash?
Going online to pick the seats for your next flight and want to know the safest seats on airplane? This article helps you pick the seats with the best survival rate if your air travel ends in an unplanned maneuver.
Flying an aircraft over a hurricane might seem a crazy idea but this endeavor was designed for the benefit of the people alone. Learn what are the special airplanes that fly into hurricanes and how are they are made safe.
For “Learner” travelers, the question arises of what are baggage fees for different airlines and it can be an enlightening experience. However, every traveler should reasonably be expected to practice the art of packing, as it can result in some economic savings on your trip.
This article details the various taxiway markings and taxiway lights utilized at airports in the United States. Taxiway markers, edge markings, and runway holding position markings are discussed.
What is airplane turbulence? How is it created? What are its different intensities and how can you avoid injury during air turbulence? In this article, we will look at answers to these questions and offer answers.
How do airplanes stop? In this article, I will explain how a combination of several systems brings an airplane to a stop