A man suspected of attacking a fellow bus passenger and the driver in Vancouver was chased down by members of Finland’s police hockey team, the Vancouver Sun reports. The Finnish hockey cops, who had just been eliminated in the 2009 World Police and Fire Games, were in a car behind the bus when the attacks occurred. Awesome.
The pitot tubes that measure air speed in Airbus A330 aircraft have malfunctioned more often than previously believed, the Associated Press reports. Problems with the tubes are believed to have contributed to the Air France crash into the Indian Ocean in June.
Which airlines will survive, asked Forbes recently, a polite way of suggesting that some won’t. The conclusion:
The biggest problems, though, are at U.S. Airways and United, both of which could easily land in bankruptcy in less than a year, both Herbst and Masters believe. Low market caps and a lack of unencumbered assets to borrow against makes raising cash a problem, Herbst notes.