Germanwings Crash: Eyewitness Accounts and Foul Play Angle Being Reviewed

Germanwings Crash: Eyewitness Accounts and Foul Play Angle Being Reviewed

Initial reports of the Germanwings plane crash are coming out with a lot of eyewitness accounts and the foul play angle being looked at. As per the last update one of the black boxes, the flight data recorder has been located and is being retrieved. Search is still on for the cockpit voice recorder which […]

Why Are Cockpit Voice Recorders Painted Orange and Called a Black Box?

Why Are Cockpit Voice Recorders Painted Orange and Called a Black Box?

After the ambulances and firetrucks have left the scene of an aircraft disaster, investigators pour over the wreckage seeking the little “black box” which everyone has heard of, but few know its history. The Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing which has disappeared over the South China Sea also has a black box […]