John Croft

Senior Avionics & Safety Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by John Croft

in Things With Wings Jun 23, 2014

Safety Week Ahead

What to watch out for in safety the week of June 23....More
in Ares Jun 06, 2014

Thank you, Bob Strobell

On June 6, 1944, D-Day, a 27-year-old self-described skinny kid from Rutland, Vermont, took part in aerial assault on Normandy, France....More
in Things With Wings May 15, 2014

The Voice - Flight Deck Version

A year ago, Rockwell Collins told me that voice recognition as a command and control technology was not ready for prime time....More
in Things With Wings Apr 28, 2014

Box Hauler versus Box Van

Video: Errant box van slams into UPS 757-200 Freighter at Miami....More
in Things With Wings Feb 27, 2014

Supersized Prang

The holes in the Swiss cheese accident model lined up perfectly for the crew of a large Russian freighter flying to Canada in August 2012....More
in Things With Wings Jan 31, 2014

Cold Case – Mobile phones vs. Wideroe Flight 710

Last year, the Norwegian aviation accident investigation board reopened a 23-year-old case involving a Wideroe Dash 7 four-engine turboprop that....More
in Things With Wings Dec 19, 2013

Flying by the seat of your…thoughts?

Honeywell Aerospace is developing technologies that could help pilots perform simple commands using only their thoughts. The company’s neurobotic....More
in From The Archives Sep 01, 2013

1989: Cockpit Automation

Ignore the date and you might think this article on cockpit automation from 1989 was written yesterday....More

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