Are we wasting millions, and destroying general aviation, by inadequately and unfairly introducing new air traffic control technology?
Dick Smith has driven a long series of disclosures in recent weeks in The Australian of absurdities in the administration of air services and safety in this country, and this morning’s installment concerning Lord Howe Island air traffic issues is by far the most telling.
The leader of the Australian coordinated search for missing flight MH370, Angus Houston, says he is ‘absolutely convinced’ that the Malaysia Airlines 777 with 239 people on board crashed in the southern Indian Ocean west to northwest of Perth on 8 March after it mysteriously vanished from ATC radar screens on a flight between Kuala […]
The appointment of retired defence force chief Angus Houston as chairman of air traffic control provider AirServices Australia from 3 June should be reviewed for several reasons, namely the Joint Strike Fighter and Firepower fuel pill fiascos. By the time he takes the chair the JSF project will either be in deeper crisis, or cancelled, […]