Air Disasters - Dramatic Black Box Flight Recordings

Air Disasters by Malcolm MacPherson – Black Box Recordings.

Malcolm MacPherson has collected and edited the actual black box recordings of air disasters. It’s incredibly dramatic, rather ghoulish and, at times very sad. But it is gripping and his introduction sheds light on the safety of air travel and how these recordings have helped to make flying the safest, even if the least comfortable, mode of transport today.

Interested in finding more information about this book? Learn more here: UK ReadersUSA Readers.

He has taken the recordings of 21 examples, which illustrate the global nature of air flight and their crews. We are not made cognisant of the crew as individuals – their likes their families, although some of the recordings do show some of their interests, especially in other aircraft. But the suddenness with which life can be cut off is brought home, and the escapes documented tell their own amazing stories.

Want to read other peoples reviews of this book? Read them here: UK ReadersUSA Readers.

The layout of the book is clear and easy to follow. It’s almost like listening in to the captain and crew talking. While the transcripts are terrifying, they are accessible. We can only admire the skill and training the flight crews have.

This is not a book to scare you, in fact, it could be oddly reassuring to know that the black box recordings are carefully studied and analyzed, to make air travel safe for us.

Want to buy this book? Find more information here: UK ReadersUSA Readers.

This post contains affiliate links. Affiliate disclosure: As an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases from and other Amazon websites.

This post was created with our nice and easy submission form. Create your post!

Written by Liz H

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.