Question of the Week: The State of Safety

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Last week, we asked about the mania for green living currently sweeping the U.S., wondering aloud if it might be time to curb our flying for the sake of the environment.

For the second week in a row, our readers spoke out loud and clear, with 74% of respondents echoing something most pilots already know that flying is the most environmentally benign form of transportation, even though that message hasn't yet reached the general public.  (We also got some good e-mail feedback on last week's Question.)

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Amid news of many high-profile near-accidents, we're forced to consider that aviation is becoming a more dangerous activity or maybe we're only seeing part of the picture in these news reports. What do you think?

Is overall aviation safety headed for a decline?

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