Aviation News

Will AirAsia Seek A Cheap Way Out?

AirAsia offered victim’s families $125,000 for their loss after the deadly Flight 8501 disaster. Their insurance companies may be using an obsolete law to calculate damages for their own benefit. Will families still suffering from the catastrophic news be victimized a second time? It is no secret that families of passengers [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:47:48-07:00January 7th, 2015|Aviation News, Rons Rants|

Aviation Attorney Appearances 2014

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 November 24, 2014 Westlaw Journal Government Contract Black Hawk Makers Remove Suit over Fatal Crash to California Federal Court / Carpenter v. Sikorsky Aircraft Corps Ronald Goldman, Tim Loranger, military helicopter attorneys October 27, 2014 Westlaw Journal Government Contract Families File Suit Over Fatal Black Hawk Crash - Carpenter [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:07:32-07:00December 31st, 2014|Aviation News|

Aircraft Accidents and Aviation News 2014

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 December 29, 2014 One Dead, Another Critical in Robinson R22 Helicopter Crash "I saw the helicopter inverted and I knew something was wrong ... it was sputtering." That's what a witness told reporters on Monday after [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:11:32-07:00December 31st, 2014|Aviation News|

No More Bottom Fishing

Families of passengers and crew members aboard missing airplanes suffer needlessly while waiting for the recovery of their loved ones and the “black box.” The technology to avoid this lengthy process already exists but airlines refuse to use it. Why do we so intensely care where an airliner rests on the [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:47:52-07:00December 30th, 2014|Aviation News, Rons Rants|

Airliners Simply Don’t Fly into Dangerous Weather — Holy Moly, this One Did!

AirAsia Flight 8501 crashed in bad weather on December 28, 2014 while en route to Singapore from Surabaya, Indonesia. All 162 passengers and crew members were killed. An airplane well equipped to fly in instrument weather conditions can have real time weather information displayed in the cockpit for many miles ahead [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:47:53-07:00December 29th, 2014|Blog, Aviation News, Rons Rants|

We Cry Out – They Don’t Listen

Modernizing safety standards in the airline industry could improve the ability to locate downed planes and avoid another missing airplane. An airliner missing?  Preposterous!  Absurd!  Unbelievable! Yet, twice within 12 months, the unthinkable replicates itself. “Not the same,” cries out the airline industry. You can't compare Malaysia Flight 370 with this AirAsia [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:48:00-07:00December 28th, 2014|Aviation News, Rons Rants|

The Worst Plane Crashes of 2014

AirAsia Flight 8501 is missing. The Boeing 777 airplane with its 155 passengers and 7 crew members departed from Surabaya, Indonesia bound for Singapore early this morning only to disappear 42 minutes into the flight. Indonesian officials have indicated that they believe QZ8501 is likely at the bottom of the [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:11:38-07:00December 28th, 2014|Aviation News|

Why Do Small Planes Crash?

In the wake of last week's tragic private jet crash near Montgomery County Airpark in Maryland that left six people dead, many are wondering how these incidents happen. Despite commercial aviation becoming safer, there are still so many things that can go wrong in general aviation. Why? Small planes crash [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:07:50-07:00December 15th, 2014|Aviation News|