1Case Analysis of Grand Canyon Collision Case Analysis of the Grand Canyon Collision.Embry Riddle Aeronautical UniversityDavid Fernando Sandoval GutierrezASCI 254April 19,2020
2Case Analysis of Grand Canyon Collision AbstractIn the 19thcentury the commercial aviation had many challenges, one of them was making a safer environment in the skies. Due to the lack of technology and few advancements of radio navigations, there were many midair collisions. There were many possible ways of how to increase safety. Two of them will be discussed on this report as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each of them. As a result, the improvement of the air traffic control system and the creation of radar collision avoidance system. Keywords:aircrafts flight rules, air traffic controllers, radio navigation.
3Case Analysis of Grand Canyon Collision I.Summary Commercial aviation was one of the most profitable business on the 19thcentury. Airlines were competing on who had the most advance airplane, it would be the one that could fly longer distance, higher, faster and could fit more people. United airlines and Transworld airlines had thebiggest airplanes. On an article written on Duney.net, it is stated that “the Super Constellation could carry up to 109 passengers” (2005). This airplane was used by Transworld airlines (TWA) while United Airlines used the DC-7 which “the standard configuration could seat 99 passengers at a speed of 330 to 400 mph” (2005). With the expansion of airlines came issues on safety. Issues that were not important after fatalities happened.