Aviation News

Six Months of Torturous Waiting | Missing GPS = Missing Jetliner

Airliners have yet to equip their fleet with GPS tracking devices which could prevent difficulties in locating a crashed airplane like MH370. It can strain one’s credulity that a huge passenger jet airplane could be put on the market without a commonly available piece of technology: a GPS tracking system. To be [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:49:13-07:00September 9th, 2014|Aviation News, Rons Rants|

Families of Three U.S. Army Soldiers File Lawsuit over Crash of Military Blackhawk Helicopter

September 8, 2014, Los Angeles, California -- The mother of a U.S. Army pilot and two other U.S. Army service members and their wives have filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles, California, alleging that mechanical failure caused a Sikorsky MH-60M helicopter to crash during a training flight at Hunter Army [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:13:58-07:00September 8th, 2014|Aviation News, Press Releases|

Malaysia’s Transport Minister Pushes for Real-Time Aircraft Tracking and Data Sharing

In the wake of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 tragedies, Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai is pushing for global rules on aircraft tracking and the sharing of safety information over conflict areas. According to Air Traffic Management, Liow put forward suggestions aimed at improving commercial aviation [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:49:16-07:00September 8th, 2014|Aviation News|

Small Plane Crash Kills Five in Colorado

Erie, Colorado -- A 67-year-old pilot, his girlfriend and her three children were killed on Sunday afternoon in a small plane crash north of Denver, Colorado. The fatal crash happened at around 11:50 a.m. near Erie Municipal Airport. Officials say the six-seater Piper PA-46 plane departed from Centennial Airport and [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:12:24-07:00August 31st, 2014|Aviation News|

Bell Helicopter Crash Claims the Life of Veteran Pilot

Longtime helicopter pilot Kenneth E. Squires died on Sunday morning after the Bell 47 helicopter he was flying went down near a field outside of Jeanerette, Louisiana. The fatal helicopter crash happened at around 10:20 a.m. just north of U.S. Route 90 and West of Hubertville Road. Authorities say Squires [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:12:31-07:00August 10th, 2014|Aviation News|

Returning MH17 Victims Home

In an effort to ensure the return of all remains of victims from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash, the Netherlands has sent 40 unarmed military police officers to the site. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, in talks with President Vladimir Putin, also proposed deploying over a 100 armed Australian [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:12:46-07:00July 25th, 2014|Aviation News|