In racing and on the road, the crash after the crash can sometimes be the difference between a dented door panel and Medevac. In hopes of preventing these secondary crashes, Continental, a German tire, braking, and stability control developer, has created Post Crash Braking Technology that slows the car automatically after an impact.
The head of an Air Force secretive tiltrotor squadron has reportedly been fired following the near-fatal crash of one of the unit’s aircraft last week.
A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache gunship has crashed in Marzak, Afghanistan, in restive Paktika province along the border with Afghanistan. The incident, captured in the video above, illustrates the dangers of aggressive, low-level flying in a part of Afghanistan where U.S. troops are almost entirely dependent on airplanes and helicopters for resupply and fire support.
Today at Apple Stores around the globe, users gathered to deliver a petition calling for Apple to make its next iPhone model “ethical.” The petition’s more than 250,000 signees want Apple to respond to allegations of worker abuse in its Chinese factories, and dedicate itself to developing ethical products in the future.
Steve Appleton, the Chairman and CEO of memory and semiconductor manufacturer and one of the giants of the industry, died on Friday in a solo plane crash in Boise, Idaho. He was 51.
The Air Force swears that it’s $ 377 million fighter jet isn’t a suffocating death trap. Now an internal study into the death of a “top” pilot last year found that the oxygen systems in his F-22 failed — but still blamed the pilot for his own fatal crash. That makes the F-22 a great stealth fighter, provided you don’t need to breathe in the cockpit.