Friday, March 28, 2014

Got to be a Better Way

One would think that in an age when parents routinely track their children's locations to within a few meters using their cell phones, that there would be a better way to find lost airplanes. The still unsuccessful search for the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 is approaching a month and has probably consumed hundreds of millions of dollars. Isn't it time to install tamper proof (at least from the aircraft) systems that report vital information, including location, via satellite?