Laser attacks on aircraft are on the rise. To combat this problem, the FAA and FBI have taken strong steps to find and prosecute those guilty of pointing lasers at aircraft.
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.
Over the years, a particular focus has been placed on aviation safety improvements. Many of these improvements have come to be thanks to the lessons learned from past crashes.
It is investigation time. It’s the time to make sure no more other lives are lost in future accidents. David Williams discusses some past examples.
The FAA has ordered US airlines to temporarily stop flying the Boeing 787 effective immediately, citing the potential for battery failures.