Air travel can Damage Your Health

The British news comapny Channel 4 News investigated into the claim that pilots were suffering neorological damage due to repeated exposure to fumes in the cockpit. Follow the below link to watch the full report.  ...

Union wants action on airplane cockpit smell

. Reprinted from and written by: DutchNews.nl   The FNV general workers union has called on the transport and social affairs ministries to launch a far-reaching investigation into smoke and smell problems on board Fokker-100 planes. TV show Zembla reported on Sunday...

2 dead in Sequim, WA experimental plane crash

. Reprinted from: Written and published by The Associated Press SEQUIM, Wash. —The Federal Aviation Administration says two people have died in a small plane crash near the Sequim Valley Airport. FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer said both people aboard the single-engine...

Hold the mayo? Not when it comes to astute pilots

. . By DAVE KOLPACK ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Running a marathon, grab a carbohydrate bar. Lifting weights, gulp a protein shake. But climbing into a fighter jet? Butter-soaked lobster might help. That was the surprising finding of a new...

Pilots report more than 900 laser contacts in 2008

. BY Martin Finucane, Globe Staff PUBLISHED BY: Boston.com Pilots flying over Massachusetts reported seeing laser beams flashed in their direction eight times during 2008, with the rays hitting everything from commercial airliners landing at Logan International...