Ah, the joys of aviation. You find me aloft at more than 30,000ft blissfully unconcerned by the unnatural feat I am undertaking. I have handed my safety to the skill of the crew; people I have never met
One important characteristic of flight data is that, as we discussed previously, the parameters are sampled different rates and there may be different latency (the time from the measurement being taken
So here is a complete blog just on the topic of how to add two parameters together. You will remember from infant school that one apple plus one apple equals two apples, well in FlightDataLand things get
Today (or rather this evening as it is 18:30 now), you find me in the Heathrow terminal lounge waiting to catch a flight to the International Aviation Safety Seminar in Santiago. To my right sit Ann, Belle
So you’d like to know how high an aircraft flies. After all, this must be the most basic measurement we can have. In this blog we’ll look at how aircraft measure height, and then see where problems arise.
Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time I was sitting in a meeting in Washington at the offices of the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF). Around the table were the main suppliers of flight data analysis
Before our slight air crash deviation in the last post, we were talking about what exactly Flight Data Software does. Today, we’re going to have a chat about how FDS’s particular Flight Data Software was
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be in a plane crash? It’s a morbid and frightening thought – but one that we can’t help considering at times. On Thursday 11 October, Channel 4 in the UK