Collins Aerospace buys FlightAware

Collins Aerospace buys FlightAware

FlightAware, a flight data tracker with a growing social media presence, has attracted the attention of industry supply chain Tier 1 Collins Aerospace.  FlightAware notes: Collins recognizes the importance of the ADS-B ground station network and is committed to...

Missing Airplanes – Why Real-Time Tracking of Airplanes Won’t Happen Quickly

Air travel is a very safe mode of travel, with few accidents and a trend line that points to increasing safety year by year.  The following chart shows worldwide airline fatalities per million passengers from 1976 through 2014.  The trend line shows that safety is...