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07-02-2008 02:23 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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Seattle, WA – July 2, 2008 – On the twelfth anniversary of its launch, reveals the secrets of its longevity and success in the special podcast series The Secrets of Each week, founder Dr. Todd Curtis will share many of the key insights and practices that have allowed to thrive since its launch on July 3, 1996. Each show explores a different aspect of the site, and offers listeners a rare opportunity to get an inside look at how to successfully identify, expand, and serve an online audience. Visit to hear the series, and visit to check out other podcasts.

Dr. Todd Curtis launched with a simple mission – to provide the public with factual and timely information on major events that aviation safety and aviation security. The site has become one of the most widely recognized airline safety and security resources on the Internet, providing insight and analysis of major events such as TWA Flight 800 and the attacks of 9/11, and providing insights into other issues that concern the flying public.

Along the way, the site and its creator have expanded the information and services available to the public. In addition to information on airliner accidents and incidents, the site provides extensive resources for dealing with airport security and baggage issues, guidance on filing airline complaints, and fear of flying resources.

About Dr. Curtis

A former USAF flight test engineer and Boeing airline safety engineer, Dr. Curtis has earned engineering degrees from Princeton and MIT, and a doctorate in Aviation Risk Assessment from the Union Institute. He authored the 2000 book “Understanding Aviation Safety Data” and the 2007 book “Parenting and the Internet.” Dr. Curtis has provided expert insight and analysis to CNN, CBS, NBC, the New York Times, Time Magazine, Wall Street Journal, and other media outlets. He is also a licensed private pilot and a member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators.

Press Contact: Dr. Todd Curtis
24 Roy St., #302
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: 206-300-8727

Since its inception, the goals of have been to provide the aviation safety community and the general public with factual and timely information on events that involve the deaths of airline passengers. also provides fatal event information by airline and aircraft model, as well as information about current aviation safety issues.

In addition to an extensive collection of fatal event records from over 100 airlines, provides a range of information and resources, including information on fear of flying, filing airline complaints, and links to numerous travel and travel-safety oriented online resources.

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