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Why Planes Crash and How Technology is Keeping Us Safe

As we’ve recently witnessed, airplanes do crash. Captain Price reveals the three most common causes of airplane catastrophes and the technology that’s keeping us safe. The recent tragedy of Airbus [...]

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The Truth Behind Aircraft Bird Strikes

Captain Alan W. Price reveals some fascinating facts about aircraft bird strikes and re-creates the terrifying moments leading up to Air Flight 1549’s miraculous landing in the Hudson River. 4 little-known [...]

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Aircraft Safety: Man Versus Machine

Man-Machine Systems Engineering: how humans relate to technology and each other High Expectations Since the dawn of aviation, the prevailing expectation was that better technology would equal lower accident rates. [...]

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Will the Recession Cause More Airline Disasters?

Last month, Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger (a fine graduate of my alma mater, the USAF Academy) took a very courageous stand in his testimony before Congress following the “Miracle on [...]

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Is Flying Really Safe?

“I always fly safely, knowing  that I will arrive at the scene of the accident a micro-second before you!” Flying is statistically one of the safest ways to travel.  (In [...]

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