Tag: flight safety

  • Airline Flight Automation

    Airline Flight Automation

       Is automation or, conceivably artificial intelligence, gradually taking manual flight control away from airline pilots?    This is a tough question few aviation experts are willing to face head-on.  Yet, given the spate of mishaps involving highly automated airliners and resulting in in-flight incidents and, much less frequently, in aviation accidents with significant loss of life, hardly anyone involved with designing the hardware and […]

  • 2011 Most Important Transportation Safety Tips

       A list of ten (10) major transportation safety tips was released today, June 23, 2011, by the American National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).  The NTSB’s transportation safety jurisdiction covers more than civil aviation.     CivAv.com considers it equally important to pass on the NTSB’s major safety tips as a matter of public interest, with no commercial purpose.    […]