A small nugget in a recent story about the Boeing 737 MAX has me wondering if Boeing made significant financial promises to airlines in regards to the training requirements on the MAX.
With the recent crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX and similarities to the Lion Air 737 MAX crash from late last year, is the Boeing 737 MAX safe to fly? It’s a worthwhile question, and one nobody really knows the answer to right now.
The loss of life in the recent Amtrak accident is tragic, especially when a solution exists. While it seemed that solution might be close to implementation, there are conflicting signals from Congress.
It’s such a heartbreaking story and it leaves me with many questions. The announcement that officials believe the co-pilot deliberately crashed the plane is sobering and opens up more questions. I don’t profess to be an expert on anything below. I’m posing these questions and week start looking for answers. But, in certain ways, this has cast a deeper pit in my stomach than the MH 370 disappearance. Here are my questions and rambling thoughts. I hope you’ll join the discussion of you have your own questions or thoughts. […]
The flight data recorder from downed Air Asia Flight 8501 has been recovered. It’s been just about two weeks since the flight crashed and the recovery teams have reportedly heard pings coming from at least one of the boxes. The black boxes typically have battery life for at least 30 days of active pinging, so there’s still plenty of hope that the voice recorder will also be found. Authorities were having a tough time the first few days after the crash because they weren’t able to detect the pings coming […]