November, 2016

Is this the moment when MH370’s pilots realised all was lost?

, Nov 14, 2016

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Is it possible MH370 was not deliberately crashed, but suffered a cockpit fire and communications breakdown? A new theory points to the moment the pilots realised the flight was doomed.

You’re not safe from a bomb attack on a plane. But that’s OK — you’re not safe anywhere

, Feb 08, 2016

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Should we worry about airport security in the wake of the Somalia plane bombing?

It is terrifyingly easy to plant a bomb on an airplane

, Nov 10, 2015

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You just have to be the right kind of person ...

The perils of cattle class

, Oct 27, 2015

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Crikey readers discuss politics and other issues of the day.

What happens if a pilot dies mid-flight?

, Oct 07, 2015

There are two pilots in a cockpit for a reason.
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Germanwings crash: what we know so far

, Mar 25, 2015

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There is nothing known that adversely reflects on the safety culture nor maintenance of Germanwings, but what caused the A320 to crash?
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Why are victims of Pel-Air crash not entitled to compensation?

, Mar 23, 2015

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If you get hit by a truck, you can claim compensation. But if you are injured and mentally scarred in a plane crash, tough cookies.
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What really happened to MH370: the most likely case

, Mar 11, 2015

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A secret smuggling operation for gold bullion, an American shoot-down, a Russian plot by way of Kazakhstan? The most likely explanation for the disappearance of MH370 might be the most chilling of all.
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Tears on a plane: why our emotions soar while we fly

, Jan 27, 2015

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Floating far above the ground in a padded chair, in a dry, sealed aeroplane cabin that hums gently, facing away from other passengers, with no phone or email interrupting our thoughts, we travel inward as well as onward.
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Sketchy Pel-Air crash investigation raises uncomfortable questions for deputy PM

, Jan 22, 2015

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There's plenty to worry about when it comes to crash investigation in Australia's aviation industry -- not that you'd know it from the minister's interest in the subject.