General Aviation

Criminalization of Aviation Accidents

December 10, 2010

The announcement by the court in France of criminal convictions for the United States’ Continental Air Lines and one of its mechanics in the aftermath of the Concorde crash on July 25, 2000 sent shivers down the spines of all who care about aviation safety.  As we discuss in this post, criminalizing non-intentional careless conduct—ordinary […]

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Aviation Resources: Air Data Research

December 3, 2010

For almost any type of information on aircraft, aircraft issues, and a comprehensive look at almost any aviation issue, we recommend John Eakin and his company, Air Data Research.  John has been flying or fixing aircraft for over 40 years, and holds  Airline Transport Pilot, Flight Instructor, and Airframe and Powerplant mechanic certificates.  He has […]

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