Safety In The Skies
Thirty million Americans admit to being "anxious" fliers, but even the most intrepid air traveler might be shaken after two fatal crashes on U.S. soil in a matter of days. Still, advances in airplane design and increased government oversight have improved the safety record of the American air system considerably in recent decades. We explore the strengths and weaknesses of modern airplane technology and air traffic systems.
Airbus A380 Evacuation Test
Testing the emergency exits on an Airbus A380 in order to evacuate in less than 90 seconds.