Aviation safety: Let’s not take it for granted
Apr02

Aviation safety: Let’s not take it for granted

Air travel is considered to be the safest, but, if something untoward happens, it is the deadliest. Hence, we cannot take aviation safety for granted, especially in the backdrop of some of the recent mishaps, including the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian Airlines flight (MH370) in March 2014 and the crash of the Air Asia flight QZ8501 in the Java Sea in December 2014. The cause of the Air Asia flight crashing into the sea is...

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Motor Sport: Improved Safety Systems are Vital
Mar05

Motor Sport: Improved Safety Systems are Vital

Motor sport has the power to excite and entertain millions across the world. It also has a responsibility, to its drivers, spectators and the wider public, to demonstrate the highest safety standards and to deliver the vital message that high speed belongs on the race circuit, not on the road. Here is a brief, but authentic look into the safety issues related to this adventure sport. The writer John Pettah is Race Engineer...

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