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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

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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

Jet Upset: Not a Good Tabloid Headline...

I think its time again to haul out this sad picture, which hangs in just about every flight school or ops office and which has served to warn generations of new pilots about the perils of flying with the wrong attitude. 568 more words

Aviation

review: In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

{Source: GoodReads.com}

Note: I won this book in a GoodReads.com giveaway from the publisher, Knopf. I thank them for the chance to read and review. 362 more words

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