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The Legacy of ValuJet 592

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the ValuJet 592 tragedy.   On May 11, 1996, Flight 592’s McDonnell-Douglas DC-9 crashed into the Everglades a mere eleven minutes after takeoff from Miami, killing all 110 people on board.   On takeoff, improperly packaged and labeled oxygen generators in the cargo compartment caught fire, which quickly spread […]

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In Memorium: MH17

In Memorium of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash in Eastern Ukraine today, the Cap’n Aux post, “Top 10 Things to Never Say to a Pilot” will be on blackout for 24 hours. The blog will post Friday, 7/18 at 1100 MST/1800 GMT. For more information on MH17, see: Story: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28354856 What we know: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28357880 Photo of MH17 departing Schiphol […]

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