The FAA recently raised minimum flight hour requirements for commercial pilots to 1,500 hours. Brad Tate explores whether this stricter hiring requirement truly benefits flight safety.
Do pilots really “suck” at manual flying, as a soon-to-be-released FAA report suggests? Airbus Captain and author Eric “Cap’n Aux” Auxier explores this disturbing possibility.
As the pundits have it, our airlines are running out of pilots. But is this true?
As the public understands it, Sully saved 155 lives through nerves of steel and superhuman flying skills. The truth isn’t quite so romantic.
Managers at Hainan Airlines are sniffing the armpits of pilot candidates to keep bad smells off of their airplanes.
Former JetBlue Captain Clayton Osbon has been allowed to go home by reason of insanity, but is banned from going near planes.
We thought we had a pretty good idea of the Army’s helicopter badassery during the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. We now know even more.