Posts Tagged ‘airbus’

Air France Flight 447

Air France Flight 447 is the most puzzling crash since TWA Flight 800 because it just doesn’t make sense for the pilot to pull back and increase the angle of attack if they believed they were in a stall situation. The NY Times reports: The report offered an answer to a central puzzle: the consistent […]

US Airways Flight 1549 Airbus A320 Crash

True story, I was able to see the crash site from the office. Only had an iPhone 3 at hand, and glare from the window made it difficult to see, especially in the distance, but if you look closely you can still distinctly see the tail sticking out of the water.

Hacking A Boeing 787?

According to Wired the Boeing 787 Dreamliner connected the networks for passenger services to critical flight systems: The computer network in the Dreamliner’s passenger compartment, designed to give passengers in-flight internet access, is connected to the plane’s control, navigation and communication systems, an FAA report reveals. Here’s what a Boeing spokesperson had to say: …it […]