To columnist Pierre Sparaco, the disappearance and loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 confirms “flight safety’s huge paradox: achieving remarkable results but at the same time displaying disturbing weaknesses.” The solution, according to an unidentified aviation executive cited in Sparaco’s recent commentary (AW&ST April 21, p. 20) is “more action” and “fewer conferences and working groups.” We applaud any call for action that leads ...


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