Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) NTSB: Asiana Captain Was Confused About Autopilot, Stressed By San Francisco Approach
Link to article in USA Today:

2) Congress Says No with FCC Set to Go on In-Flight Calls
Link to Bloomberg article:

3) Poll Shows Strong Opposition to In-Flight Calls
Link to AP article:


4) NASA Builds GPS-Based System for Detecting Natural Disasters
Link to article on RedOrbit:


5) Three Colorado Towns Try to Change US Train-Noise Rules
Link to AP article:

6) Answering the Call: Dispatchers Experience Trauma Far from the Scene
Link to story on WDEL Radio:


7) GM's High-Tech Advantage: The Connected Car
Link to video on Bloomberg TV:

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Today in Transportation History    
1998 **15th anniversary** Thai Airways International Flight 261 crashed on approach to Surat Thani Airport killing 101 people aboard the jet.

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