Why Planes Crash: Case Files 2001

Why Planes Crash: Case Files 2001

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Air travel is one of the safest modes of travel when we take into account the distances and freedom that it allows us. And yet, we still remain obsessed with aviation disasters. What caused these accidents? Whose fault was it? In her series of books, Why Planes Crash, Sylvia Wrigley investigates the worst aviation disasters of the twenty first century. Why Planes Crash: Casenotes 2001 is the first of the series. Wrigley has put together eleven of the most interesting incidents that the world saw in the year 2001. These include detailed a analysis of the disastrous runway incursion at Linate, the passenger interference leading to the Avjet Aspen Crash and why an Airbus A300 disintegrated over Queens. From bad weather to the engineering faults in the aircraft, the author critically looks into each factor that could have led to the crash. Her investigations and deep insight puts the reader into the position of a witness to the disaster and yet it is comprehensive enough for readers with no aviation knowledge to understand. a€œFor those aviation enthusiasts that wish to delve beyond the sensationalist headlines on aviation accidents Sylvia Wrigleya€™s a€œWhy Planes Crasha€ will satisfy their needs. Informative, critical and insightful.a€ ~HAL STOEN, STOENWORKS AVIATION a€œThe author has done a remarkable job in not only researching the evidence of the accidents she covers and in putting across the problems of an investigation, but she has managed to do this in a way that will interest and appeal to a wide range of readers.a€ ~JOHN FARLEY OBE, AUTHOR OF VIEW FROM THE HOVERa€”From the official report American Airlinea#39;s AAMP consists of classroom instruction, manuals, videotapes and simulator flight training. ... The chief test pilots from Airbus, Boeing and McDonnell Douglas banded together (an unexpected alliance) to try to convince the airline ... Internally, an American Airlines A300 technical pilot wrote a letter in 1997 to express his concern that the AAMP encouraged theanbsp;...

Title:Why Planes Crash: Case Files 2001
Author:Sylvia Wrigley
Publisher:Sylvia Wrigley - 2013-05-05


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