Automation can often get ahead of safety regulators’ efforts.
Government regulators and industry experts often overlook the complexities and risks of human-technology interactions and increasingly rely on companies' voluntary oversight and self-assessments.
Human pilots, surrounded by automation.
Pilots get lots of assistance from automation as it is. In the future, they'll get even more.
A Boeing 737 taxies at Manchester Airport in the United Kingdom.
The 737 Max is the best-selling airliner ever. But two have crashed in five months, killing 346, damaging Boeing's future and raising questions about the increasing sophistication of cockpit technology.
Lion Air passenger jet JT-610 that crashed into the sea en-route to Pankal Pinang, Sumatra on Monday, killing all 189 people on board.
The flight data may only shed light on what happened. Investigators must systematically investigate other evidence to find out why JT-610 crashed.