China Eastern 5735’s sudden sharp dive put in context
The Air Current compares historical high rates of descent for key air accidents.
What a safety debate about self-driving cars means for self-flying aircraft
The safety case for autonomous vehicles is weaker than it has been made out to be — both on the ground...
5G network deployment in the U.S. spawns a cluster of disruption
Boeing recommends 777 operators avoid U.S. airports without proper clearance on the reliability of their...
Emirates 777 close call in Dubai returns spotlight to automation over-reliance
On Dec. 20, a U.S.-bound Emirates flight came within 175 feet of impacting a neighborhood in Dubai.
Fresh 737 Max scars spur quick FAA moves on P&W 777s
The heavy impact of aviation's most acute contemporary crisis is only just beginning to be felt on...
Scarce quality data on 787 skins as FAA peels back onion on Boeing
Fresh quality disclosures bedevil Boeing as FAA investigates. Dreamliner's carbon fiber skin smoothness,...
Boeing yanks eight 787s from service over structural issue
Two manufacturing issues compromised an area of the structure in the rear of the 787 that is unable to...
Boeing’s 737 Max software done, but regulators plot more changes after jet’s return
The decision to add synthetic airspeed or an equivalent system to the 737 Max comes after the company...
FAA Administrator outlines final gantlet to return 737 Max to service
In Singapore, Steve Dickson mapped out what's left for Boeing to do.
Pilot procedure confusion adds new complication to Boeing 737 Max return
Final approvals slipping into February.