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TAROM Flight 371 – A Complicated Tragedy

TAROM Flight 371 – A Complicated Tragedy

Pre-existing problems with the autothrottles, contributed to the loss of TAROM flight 371. But this is far from the whole story. Observers often describe aviation incidents and accidents using the Swiss cheese analogy. Multiple safeguards, designed to cover one...
Sriwijaya CVR Downloaded Successfully By Authorities

Sriwijaya CVR Downloaded Successfully By Authorities

Indonesian authorities successfully downloaded the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-182 that crashed in January. It took two and a half months to find, and then a bit under two weeks to secure and download successfully. But now authorities have...
Drone Crash With Police Helicopter in Los Angeles

Drone Crash With Police Helicopter in Los Angeles

Last Friday FBI agents in Los Angeles arrested a 22-year-old drone pilot, whose drone had a crash with a Los Angeles police helicopter. It is the first case of a criminal prosecution in the US for unsafe operation of an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). Local police...
BREAKING: American Eagle ERJ145 Overshoots Runway

BREAKING: American Eagle ERJ145 Overshoots Runway

LIVE AS FLIGHT #AA4194 CRASH LANDS IN FREEPORT     LIVE UPDATES 21:40 – Airline issues statement: “American Eagle flight 4194, operated by Envoy Air with an ERJ-145, experienced an issue with the rear landing gear upon landing at Freeport (FPO)...
New Information on MH370’s location?

New Information on MH370’s location?

“Better Than Even Odds” that the MH370 Crash Site Has Been Found.   It is unquestionably one of the greatest aviation mysteries in history, having created speculation that rivals most conspiracy theories. It is also an immensely painful matter for the thousands...