Lester Reingold

The Crashes of ’79: The FAA Stalls Out

The first airplane built to U.S. government specifications flew at Fort Myer, Virginia on September 17, 1908, with Orville Wright at the controls. The plane crashed. Since then, more than 60,000 people have died in U.S. air disasters. And the government has reached the point of spending more than $2.5 billion a year to promote… Read more »