Planes have many sensors, supplying all kinds of useful data.
A pilot and researcher knows that airplanes are full of sensors – and finds a way onboard computers can use the data to detect equipment failure and tell pilots what’s a real emergency and what’s not.
MH370 safety investigation reports from the Ministry of Transport headquarters in Putrajaya, Malaysia.
A “lack of evidence” didn’t help investigators find any cause for the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, but a report recommends further changes to try to prevent such accidents happening again.
Sofia Boutella plays the new Mummy.
The latest reboot of The Mummy is all you should expect from a Hollywood blockbuster on an ancient Egyptian curse. But what about the science?
Looking in the wrong place? The search for missing flight MH370.
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Oceanographers say they have the “credible new information” authorities need to resume the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
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The recent film Sully reveals just what pilots are facing in a disaster situation.
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The crash near Medellin killed 75 people, including many members of a top Brazilian football team, but amazingly left six survivors.
Passengers stand on the wings of a US Airways Flight 1549 after it landed in the Hudson River, New York, January 15, 2009.
The movie Sully, out today, tells the story of Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger who landed an Airbus A320-214 in New York’s Hudson River. To accident experts, this was no crash landing.
There may be trouble ahead.
It’s all to do with the ‘Swiss cheese model’.
Rough conditions in the Southern Indian Ocean as the search for MH370 continues.
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There are hopes that another piece of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has been found. But authorities still don’t know what happened to the aircraft, and the 239 people on board.
Plans for aircraft that separate and parachute to the ground in an emergency are pie in the sky.
Preventable? Perhaps not, but with the right equipment we could prevent the next.
Without the details that flight recorders provide, crash investigators cannot fully understand the causes of catastrophe.
Air accident investigations are meticulous, thorough, and are the reason air travel is as safe as it is.
Tjibbe Joustra announces the Dutch Safety Board’s findings.
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The Dutch Safety Board’s report into the loss of MH17 concludes, but the criminal investigation – which will take in far more evidence – awaits.
As seen on 24-hour television news.
Ghoulish obsession with flames, death and grief among the media obscures how safe we really are.
Hawker Hunter WV372, the aircraft that crashed at Shoreham.
The first loss of life among airshow spectators since 1952, any changes to rules that follow will make them safer still.
Maylasia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared on 8 March 2014.
The collective wisdom of expert crowds could provide the answer to the Malaysia Airlines mystery.
A piece of aircraft wing that washed up on an Indian Ocean island.
The aircraft part found on an Indian ocean island is said to be from a Boeing 777 but the challenge now is to determine if the wreckage is from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH 370.
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Stray debris on a distant beach could well be the first remnant found of missing Flight MH370.
Two hands on the wheel is twice as safe.
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It takes two people to launch a nuclear missile - it’s time the same level of safety returned to the cockpit.
Two up front for safety?
The aims of safety and security are not always on the same team, sometimes with disastrous results.