It could have been worse. They could have been
flying this far out of weight and balance.
Seven workers were stranded about 40 feet above the ground Thursday
when the World Airways MD-11 they were unloading suddenly tipped
onto its tail, nose-high in the air at Los Angeles International
In the aftermath of 9/11, with commercial aircraft still in the
crosshairs of terrorist groups like Al-Qaeda, Israel’s El Al
Airlines has begun testing a new on-board system designed to
protect its planes from the threat of shoulder-fired missiles.
Meanwhile, the United States has yet to complete the first stage of
a feasibility study for its own anti-missile system for commercial