The NTSB says airlines and pilot's unions should use cockpit
voice recorders to routinely monitor what goes on in the cockpit,
and not just for accident investigations ... a suggestion that has
received a cold reception from pilots and unions.
Boeing's new Dreamliner suffered a slight bump in the road when
one of the test aircraft experienced an "uncommanded loss of thrust
in one of the engines." The test pilots on the flight made a
precautionary landing at Moses Lake airport in central Washington