John Croft

Senior Avionics & Safety Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by John Croft

in Things With Wings Dec 09, 2014

NTSB: Stall Warning Sounded Before Phenom 100 Crash

Downloaded cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder information from a Embraer Phenom 100 that crashed 1 mi. short of the runway at the....More
in Things With Wings Dec 08, 2014

Phenom 100 Crash Is First Fatal For Light Jet

Crash near Washington, D.C. is first fatal for Embraer Phenom 100 light jet....More
in Things With Wings Aug 29, 2014

Aircraft Archaeology in the High Adirondacks

Hiking seven miles to one of the tallest peaks in the Adirondacks -- in the rain -- is not most people's idea of fun, but when searching for one of....More
in Ares Aug 05, 2014

PICTURES: Jet Sleds and the Snort Course

Some very high performance hot-rod platforms the Navy has been using for heavy duty acceleration testing highlight a new request for information from....More
in Things With Wings Aug 01, 2014

Podcast: Flight-Tracking After MH370

The notion that a modern airliner could vanish without a trace seemed ludicrous until MH370....More
in Things With Wings Jul 28, 2014

VIDEO: Mustang Monday

“I always wanted a Mustang, ever since I was a kid,” says Wagner, a Beechcraft Bonanza pilot who took a big step up in size and horsepower when he....More
in Things With Wings Jul 28, 2014

No Run Of the Mill Mil

Spotters at this year’s AirVenture show at Whitman Field can expect to see a Mil Mi-2 Hoplite (N211PZ) in full camo livery touching down on the grass....More
in Things With Wings Jul 27, 2014

L-29 FAST Flight with the Mach Man

The smell of jet fuel at sunrise is a worthy substitute for high test coffee on most days....More
in Things With Wings Jul 25, 2014

Avionics: Here’s to a little LPSE in your AirVenture

Low Power Surveillance Equipment, aka LPSE, is an acronym I hadn’t come across until tuning in to a congressional House Small Business Committee....More
in Things With Wings Jun 23, 2014

Safety Week Ahead

What to watch out for in safety the week of June 23....More

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