Blockchain Firm Upgrades App in Quest to Reduce Fatal Air Accidents

A fledgling blockchain-based company which aims to improve flight safety is gearing up to launch an upgraded version of its app for pilots – software that has been designed to replace the old-fashioned paper logbooks currently used by aviation enthusiasts and professionals. Aeron estimates that 57 percent of aviation accidents can be attributed to human factors – and poor record keeping is often to blame. The company says it is possible for pilots to manipulate records and exaggerate their experience, while airlines may underreport flight hours to save on maintenance…