Topic: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
From stronger seats to flight crew training that emphasizes a quick exit from the plane, improved standards are making crashes more survivable. The Asiana crash's statistics are no longer a rarity.
Ultralight planes have become an increasingly popular vehicle for smugglers in the US-Mexico border drug war. The aircraft are hard to spot and can haul hundreds of pounds of illicit cargo.
Air travel is safe (and most air traffic controllers don’t nod off), but there are warning signs aviation officials must grapple with.
04/25/2011 01:15 pm
Experts and equipment converge on Chile to help rescue the workers and keep their spirits up.
09/13/2010 01:00 pm
Photos already offer clues to the cause of the Afriqiyah Airways Libyan plane crash Wednesday, says an aviation safety expert. And some are asking, why is a 10-year-old Dutch boy the sole survivor?
05/12/2010 05:20 pm
Investigators are searching for the cause of a US Navy T-39N trainer jet crash in Georgia. Before the crash, the plane was seen flying at low levels, which can be 'terribly unforgiving,' an expert says.
04/13/2010 07:52 pm
The East Coast is bracing for Wednesday's big snow storm. New York is expected to bear the brunt this time, with airlines already canceling flights in the region and schools shut for the day.
02/09/2010 06:01 pm
Two unruly passengers caused security emergencies Wednesday, putting the US on edge after the failed Christmas Day terror attempt. But reports of air rage are actually going down.
01/07/2010 01:50 pm
Clues to Flight 447's failure may lie in Airbus tail section found Monday. Some airlines are starting to replace the instruments, known as Pitot tubes.
06/09/2009 01:00 am