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BTN LiveBIG: Illinois professor impacting on aircraft safety

If you’ve ever white-knuckled it through turbulence at 30,000 feet or trembled at the thought of a near-collision with another airplane, take comfort knowing that some of the world’s most innovative engineers are working diligently to make flying safer. 530 more words

This year's freak spate of crashes doesn't mean air travel's getting more dangerous

Air Algerie’s crash over northern Mali marks the third horrific airline crash in a week. If, as is assumed, all 116 people on board died in the accident, that will put the airliner death toll at 461 in just seven days. 219 more words