John Croft

Senior Avionics & Safety Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by John Croft

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
in Things With Wings Aug 20, 2013

For sale: One slightly abused A300

The U.S. Army is looking to offload a used and abused Airbus A300 in China Airlines livery from its Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland. The Army....More
in Things With Wings Jul 28, 2013

Wiener’s Laws

As far back as 1980, renowned aviation human factors guru Earl Wiener (pictured sitting in the captain’s seat of the a Northwest Airlines Boeing 757....More

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