Cutting Through the Latest Conspiracy Bullshit Surrounding Flight MH370
After months of mystery, a piece of plane presumed to be part of the famous missing aircraft turned up floating in the ocean. Predictably, it's driving everyone a bit mad.
This Is What It's Like to Be in a Plane That Has to Make an Emergency Landing
The cabin is quiet as we make our descent. I'm not a religious person, but I silently pray. As we approach the ground, the only thing I hear is the flight attendant screaming, "BRACE, BRACE, BRACE, BRACE."
It's Time For Robot Pilots
A simple change would allow computers or pilots on the ground to take control of airplanes in case of emergency.
Why Are We So Obsessed with Plane Crashes?
Plane crashes are terrifying. As humans, they play to some sort of visceral fear inside of us—we aren't supposed to fly, so the thought of something going wrong up there is particularly unsettling.