As of this week, pilots will need specific clearance from an air traffic controller for every runway he or she crosses when taxiing to take off or heading back to the airport after landing. The rule change is likely to satisfy a 10-year-old NTSB ‘Most Wanted List’ recommendation to prevent runway incursions and improve runway [...]
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Just a few hours ago, a United Express flight from Washington Dulles skidded of a runway in Ottawa, Canada, injuring three of the 36 people on board. Add it to the tally of growing runway safety stats.
When passengers boarded EgyptAir flight 990, departing New York City early Halloween morning in 1999, it’s likely no one predicted one of their pilots was plotting his revenge against the airlines by driving the plane into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after takeoff. At least that’s one version of the story. The Egypt government disputes the [...]
Here’s the crew that will be working together out of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication: Front (L to R): Ben Giles, Charlie Litton, Stevie Mathieu, Jenn Brookland, Robin Schwartz, AJ Maclean. Back (L to R): Ryan Phillips, Tessa Muggeridge, Ariel Zirulnick, Richie Duchon, Aarti Shahani.
We will be updating this blog with information about our research, thoughts we have about the transportation world and even questions that perhaps you can help us out with. It’s going to be a interesting summer as we dive deep into the various modes (Aviation, Highways, Railways and Maritime) especially as we seek shelter from [...]