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Black Box: Why Air Safety Is No Accident by…

Black Box: Why Air Safety Is No Accident

by Nicholas Faith

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Black Box details the work of the aircrash detectives in unfolding the circumstances of each international aeroplane disaster and applying the lessons to future safety



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Both an interesting and sobering look at the reasons planes crash. The author covers each of the main causes for air accidents, human error, aircraft malfunction, shoddy maintenance, weather and criminal acts, and presents copious examples of each from the chequered history of aviation. I might have preferred a more detailed coverage of each incident, but that is a small niggle. Fascinating book. ( )
  drmaf | Aug 12, 2018 |
Might make some additional people pay attention during the safety demonstration. The book covers most of the best known plane crashes and the whys behind them. A very interesting book. ( )
  zmagic69 | Aug 28, 2014 |
Pretty good if you like the crash books. ( )
  tmstimbert | Jul 26, 2008 |
This book is an interesting account about the different reasons why aircraft crash and the effects of the weather on aircraft among other things .It also goes into some of the incredible escapes involving aircraft and the tensions between the NTSB and the FAA , with the NTSB favouring safety and the FAA favouring profit .A must have addition to this book is the dvd to accompany the book , which shows some frightening crashes that people walk away from . ( )
  seanoc | Nov 6, 2007 |
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