"For a young pilot who is looking for a career in the industry, the low-cost market is not a viable long-term option. Many of us are burning out because our employers are treating us in the same way that they treat the aeroplanes." A European pilot on ramifications of the Germanwings crash.
A technologist says the day of airliners flown by remote control is closer than we think. Is that good news or bad? Plus, why it's better to be a co-pilot and other lessons from the latest crash.
Cost pressures, alcohol as the only "approved" anti-mental-illness drug, and other ramifications of this murder/suicide
The flying world's counterpart to your car's airbag and anti-skid brakes.
Fun with flying, extreme crosswinds edition.
Did the airplane hide in a "radar shadow"? Probably not. Did the flight crew act like heroes? Possibly so.
The absence of data about this flight is itself a significant data point.
No firm news, but the indications are grim
By Deborah Fallows.
The people who drive on China's roads may soon be able to fly in its skies!
A major airline dares say, Look at our new feature! Will have a chance to see for myself very soon.
The role of engineers, pilots, coaches, and God in the path toward disaster -- or safety.
On a light-wind, clear-skies day, a team of professional pilots flew a normally functioning airplane smack into the runway. What have we learned about the cause?
Memory is unreliable. But there's a difference between misremembering and making things up.
The writer was telling us "what he heard and felt." Not necessarily what occurred.
The editor of the New York Times Magazine gives further details about this controversial account.
Maybe this all happened. But if so, it was an even stranger flight than it seemed.
The struggle to find a modus vivendi in the skies
Of floors and shoes
Fly the friendly floors