Uber Elevate is Rising to the Challenge

By Yani Asmayawati
July 2, 2019

Professor Iain Gray and I recently attended the 3rd Annual Uber Elevate Summit in Washington DC. We were two of the 1,500 attendees from 31 countries representing a very diverse audience from government and policy makers, the aviation industry, engineering companies, design companies, architecture firms, venture capitals, media, academia, and various research/consultancy companies.

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How Cranfield is using UAVs to assist accident investigation

By Luke Clark
June 26, 2019

We are utilising new drone technology, otherwise known as Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), for investigations, and pioneering new 3D modelling techniques on accident sites.

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Search and Rescue at Sea: Swansea and Stornoway (Part II)

By Dr Christopher Bennett
May 14, 2019

This blog post is part two of two by, Dr Christopher Bennett, Research/Teaching Fellow in Flight Test and Applied Dynamics, at Cranfield University. Since Dr Jim Nixon's blog on search and rescue (SAR) trials at sea in December 2018, the team has conducted two further full-scale trials - this time at night.

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The future of air travel: five things you need to know

By Yani Asmayawati
May 9, 2019

Hamburg recently hosted the annual 2019 Passenger Experience Week (PEW2019), which included the Passenger Experience Conference, Aircraft Interiors Expo, Passenger Technology Solutions expo, and the World Travel Catering and Onboard Services Expo.

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Search and Rescue at Sea: Swansea and Stornoway (Part I)

By Dr Christopher Bennett
April 11, 2019

This blog post is the first part of two by, Dr Christopher Bennett, Research/Teaching Fellow in Flight Test and Applied Dynamics, at Cranfield University. Since Dr Jim Nixon's blog on search and rescue (SAR) trials at sea in December 2018, the team has conducted two further full-scale trials - this time at night.

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Potential Parties to an Event: The Reality

By Linda Tavlin
April 3, 2019

This blog post is by author, Linda Tavlin, communications expert, and international consultant and Cranfield instructor, who has trained aviation organisations all over the world including AirAsia and Swiss Air.

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Aircraft accident investigation in football

By Luke Clark
February 21, 2019

The recent light aircraft accident causing the tragic passing of Argentina and Cardiff City football star, Emiliano Sala, highlights the importance of Accident Investigation in sport more than ever.

Over the past couple of years alone, this incident is one of three that stands out most in the world of soccer. As someone who is relatively new to the subject of accident investigation – and as a football fan – I followed the below examples in the news quite closely, so have decided to dig...

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Zuzana's Journey: From Admissions employee to aviation student

By Luke Clark
February 4, 2019

Just over three and a half years ago, Zuzana discovered Cranfield University following her husband's recommendation to take flying lessons there. A couple of years later, after her first visit, she started to work for the university as an Admissions Assistant

After 15 months in the role, she decided to completely change her career path and embark on the challenge to study a full-time Master's in aviation in 2018.

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