Category Archives: Aircraft Design & Safety

Ebola Response

Australian Military have No Portable Isolation Capsules so could not Evacuate Australian Helpers sent to Ebola Crisis – Cases Doubling Each Four Weeks. With worldwide back orders, surely emergency manufacturing programs should be set up for more capsules and protective … Continue reading

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MH370 Passenger Compensation

MH370 Passenger Compensation is being beat up by some media pretending outrage at offers of $50K per Person. Years ago there was a convention arrived at as indemnity insurance threatened the viability of the entire airline industry and could have … Continue reading

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Airliner EPIRBS

It may be shutting the gate after the horse has bolted, but given the massive international expenditure on searching for downed airliner MH370 and earlier AF447, surely it would be cost effective to put an EPIRB or two in the … Continue reading

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Aircraft Pressurisation – Carbon Impact or Strokes Mitigation?

Aircraft Pressurisation. Lately many people worry about the carbon impact of long flights. Of course the newer planes like the Dreamliner and A380 are significantly more efficient and therefore preferable & should be cheaper but, more importantly, much better pressurised. … Continue reading

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Release of QF32 Book – Questions Raised

Having just read Capt. Richard de Crespigny’s new book on the dramatic QF32 events (and their handling) that unfolded on the 4th November 2010, I felt a need not only to compliment everything that he, his crew and complementary organisations … Continue reading

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