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Royal Aeronautical Society | Insight Blog | Lives before luggage

I have posted a number of blogs regarding passengers apparent disregard for their own safety. As valuable additional reading, here is an insightful blog about evacuations from the RAeS: 71 more words

Aviation

Leave Everything Behind! (Exit before Tweeting...)

Yesterday we witnessed the crash of an Emirates B773 at Dubai. I use the word “witnessed” as we may just as well have been eyewitnesses, what with visuals instantly available on the major TV channels, uploaded from social media. 330 more words

Aviation

More aircraft should have belly cam as a safety measure

The surprising number of our accidents result from cabin crew not knowing how badly damaged parts of the aircraft are or the engine is on fire or has fallen off. 37 more words

Economics

Legal, Safe or Wise?

Whenever an aircraft goes down, pilots immediately want to know “what went wrong?”

If the aircraft involved is similar to the type you happen to fly, the interest in possible causes takes on an even more personal imperative.  645 more words

Aviation

Beware the Jabberwock, my son!

“It seems very pretty,” she said when she had finished it, “but it’s rather hard to understand!” (You see she didn’t like to confess, even to herself, that she couldn’t make it out at all.) 886 more words

Aviation

Elon Musk predicts that in a couple of years, we will only be driving cars for recreation – transport will be automated.

The RAeS (Royal Aeronautical Society) recently held an interesting debate in London about the future of pilots in aviation.

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Aviation