Virgin Galactic Crash Highlights Risks of Commercial Space Travel

November 20th, 2014 | Aviation accident

Airplanes are capable of taking us nearly anywhere we want to go on Earth. But soon, you may be able to travel beyond our planet. One company is working to develop an aircraft capable of flying in outer space. But the new technology is facing some public scrutiny after a crash during a test flight… Read More

Reports Show NTSB Is Botching General Aviation Accident Investigations

June 26th, 2014 | Aviation accident

According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)—the federal agency charged with investigating aviation accidents in the United States—a majority of the general aviation accidents that occur in our country are the result of errors made by pilots. An investigative report that was recently conducted shows that the NTSB may be failing to properly take… Read More

Airplane’s Parachute Technology Lauded For Saving Three Lives

January 25th, 2013 | Aviation accident

January 25, 2013 An Aviation Accident in Danbury, Connecticut, earlier this week highlighted a newer feature many small aircraft are equipped with to improve safety. WTNH 8 News discussed how the equipment was single-handedly responsible for saving the lives of three people who were on the aircraft when it went down. On Tuesday afternoon at around 7:30 p.m.,… Read More

Advancements In Aviation Technology Make Flying Safer

January 16th, 2013 | Aviation articles

January 16, 2013 All too often, pilot errors are found to be contributing factors in Aviation Accidents that occur across the globe. So, what if a piece of technology was designed to prevent such mistakes from being made? What would the impact of its implementation be on safety in the aviation industry? A recent article from Aviation International… Read More

FAA Set To Review Safety Of The New Boeing 787 Airliner

January 11th, 2013 | Aviation accident

January 11, 2013 Despite officials such as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Chief Michael Huerta and Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood giving praise to the new Boeing 787 aircraft, the FAA has issued a statement voicing concerns over several problems the aircraft has had that could potentially lead to a serious accident. USA Today reports… Read More