Posts Tagged ‘safety’
 

 

The Unintended Consequences of the “1500 Hour Rule”

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.
by Brad Tate
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Four Engines vs. Two: The Surprising Mathematical Guarantee of Safety

One would think that an aircraft with additional engines would provide even better performance on normal takeoffs, but the extra engines actually reduces it.
by David J. Williams
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No More Helicopter Tours? New York and New Jersey Officials Seek a Ban

Sightseeing helicopter tours are an increasingly popular attraction for NYC tourists. However they have also become increasingly unpopular among local residents and politicians, who are calling for them to be banned.
by Nate Anderson
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The Top 10 Airline Safety Demonstrations

Years and years of the same old demonstrations have forced airlines to step up their creative game with some new engaging content. Here are the top ten.
by Stephen Weisbrot
 

 
 

A New Perspective on Aviation Safety, Post-9/11

Aviation accidents after 9/11 brought about a reminder of how we must all learn about and address aviation safety.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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