In short, this is on both Boeing and the FAA, and both should get taken out to the woodshed over it, both criminally and civilly
Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ tradition of brining you links and music from across the web and around the world. This week: Planes, Trains, & Automobiles.
Overall, I support using drones and robots for aircraft inspections, as long as the software that is evaluating the sensor feed is more capable than a person at spotting an issue. I’ve done these kinds of inspections, on hovercraft and airliners, and it can be mind numbing.
The re-start of Eastern Airlines went well, especially with how they communicated to the brand’s fans. Then, everything went downhill and my hopes for the “Wings of Man” went down the drain.