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Denver Based Startup Plans Supersonic NYC-London Flights in 3.4 Hours

Thursday, April 7, 2016
By George Hatcher

Boom Technology, a Denver, Colorado, based startup, wants to build a supersonic airplane that will be able to fly at 1,451 miles per hour, i.e. 2.6 times faster than any of the current airliners. The company says its 40-seater aircrafts, at their cruising altitude of 60,000 feet, will reduce the time to fly from... »

€10,000 Awarded for Child Trauma

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
By George Hatcher
€10,000 Awarded for Child Trauma

Two year old Emma Reddan witnessed a Sikorsky S76 piloted by Bill Curry crashing in the Neptune Hotel car lot. The chopper’s rotor blade struck a lamp post, resulting in the crash. Emma Reddan suffered from separation anxiety disorder. In Civil court, Judge Matthew Deery approved a €10,000 settlement for Emma Reddan from Curry... »

Judge Interprets Widow as Unentitled. Canadian Charter is No Common Carrier

Sunday, February 5, 2012
By George Hatcher
Judge Interprets Widow as Unentitled. Canadian Charter is No Common Carrier

Mark McLean had a million dollar life insurance policy under Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company, through Sears Canada Inc. When he was killed in a Vancouver Island plane crash three years ago, it seemed an open and shut case that his widow would get an accidental death benefit of $1 million under the 2007... »

17.8 Million Awarded to Surviving Family

Thursday, December 29, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: F/A-18 Military Jet from the carrier Abraham Lincoln landing at Marine Corps Air Station Miramir Where: San Diego neighborhood When: DEC 8, 2008 Who: Young Mi Yoon, 36; her daughters Grace, 15 months, and Rachel, 2 months; and her mother, Suk Im Kim, 60. Why: A witness said the plane was chugging along... »

Skydiving Crash Victims Awarded by Jury

Saturday, April 30, 2011
By George Hatcher
Skydiving Crash Victims Awarded by Jury

Doncasters Inc. of London is a manufacturer of aviation components. They were recently held accountable for the death of five victims of the crash of a DeHavilland DHC-6 Twin Otter, the skydiving plane which exploded at the Sullivan airport. Six people were killed: Melissa Berridge, 38, of St. Louis; Victoria Delacroix, 22, of London;... »

$1.2 Million Helicopter Settlement

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Midwestern Air Services LLC, Robinson R44 II, Raven, four-place, two-bladed, single main rotor, single-engine helicopter en route from Horseshoe Casino Heliport to Kenosha Regional Airport Where: Kenosha, Wisconsin When: September 21, 2008 Who: pilot Alan Sapko and passenger Joan Anzalone Why: The National Transportation Safety Board ruled pilot error. A judge ruled that... »

$15 Million Settlement

Wednesday, October 14, 2009
By George Hatcher

We don’t always hear the numbers when cases are settled, so the news release that a $15 million settlement was okayed in Cook County, Illinois seemed to be a noteworthy news byte. The ruling was in favor of the Chicago restaurant executive Michael Waugh who was killed in a 2006 crash. Waugh, general manager... »

Published Settlement: $15 million

Friday, September 4, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Twin-engine Cessna 421B on approach to Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling Where: crashed into a storage yard When: January 2006 Who: Michael Waugh ( general manager and chief operating partner of Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab in Chicago), Kenneth Knudson (founder of Sybaris), and Scott Garland (financial adviser at Morgan Stanley)... »

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