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What Uber isn’t talking about when it comes to flying cars

What Uber isn’t talking about when it comes to flying cars

It loses huge sums of money, has an inability to deal with rogue drivers, but now wants to introduced flying ride services to Sydney or Melbourne. Does Uber think we are that stupid?

US court case may force tight airline seating review

US court case may force tight airline seating review

Do bigger passengers in smaller seats reduce air safety in an emergency evacuation?

Trump’s advisors may be backing off cabin battery ban extensions

Trump’s advisors may be backing off cabin battery ban extensions

The lucky country may just fly under the radar of politically driven terrorism hysterics once more

Concerns rise that extended US laptop cabin ban will cause disaster

Concerns rise that extended US laptop cabin ban will cause disaster

Would a universal cabin ban on your laptop or tablet on flights to the US change your decision to fly?

US airline regulator hid Trump battery edict safety risks from the public

US airline regulator hid Trump battery edict safety risks from the public

Document suggests the FAA took more care to cover up Trump's bad battery policy than expose heightened passenger endangerment

US sets safety rule to stop cabin oxygen fires in jets like MH370

US sets safety rule to stop cabin oxygen fires in jets like MH370

The FAA has acted to prevent a cabin oxygen fed fire in 777s of a type that may have caused the loss of MH370

Thailand fails critical air safety standards, cops US downgrade

Thailand fails critical air safety standards, cops US downgrade

All Thai airlines flights that serve Australia are as of today branded as coming under inadequate safety oversights from its national aviation agencies as a result of ICAO and American FAA downgrades.

FAA blocks cockpit redesigns following MH370, Germanwings

FAA blocks cockpit redesigns following MH370, Germanwings

Invoking commonsense and practicality, the US air safety regulator the FAA has rejected proposals to redesign cockpits to thwart suicide by pilots and electronic hijacking.

FAA, Boeing, take steps to stop Dreamliners turning into gliders

FAA, Boeing, take steps to stop Dreamliners turning into gliders

In a you-just-can’t-be-too-careful story America’s FAA has formalised Boeing’s advice to 787 users to power them down at regular intervals to prevent them, well, falling out of the air!

Boeing, FAA deficiencies led to 787 fires, NTSB finds

Boeing, FAA deficiencies led to 787 fires, NTSB finds

Inadequate design work by Boeing, shoddy standards by Japanese battery maker Yuasa Corp, and the corporate capture of the FAA  in its failure to properly certify a critical part of the Dreamliner 787,  this NTSB investigation has it all.