No one connected with commercial aviation can watch what is happening in Brazil without feeling a strong sense of dismay and deja vu. A second horrific airline accident within 10 months has thrown the air transport system into chaos and the government into crisis and caused the Brazilian populace, including, apparently, the country's president, to lose faith in the safety of air travel. This turn of events is particularly distressing given that Brazil enjoys a heritage of powered flight ...

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