AF447 Investigation Fails to Deter Future Mishaps

It is with great sadness that I note the issuance of BEA’s recommendation for new data streaming requirements for all pax acft. In other words, BEA is saying, “To help us reduce our costs in locating the next accident site, we would like all of you to stream your DFDR.” Well, that pretty much sumsContinue reading “AF447 Investigation Fails to Deter Future Mishaps”

Does FAA even do safety correctly?

Why does the FAA not take immediate and rapid action on safety issues when a flight crew member, the NTSB or anyone else for that matter brings the issue and a solution to their attention? Quite a simple answer really: the FAA is run by lawyers and not safety professionals. Lawyers deny that there isContinue reading “Does FAA even do safety correctly?”