On 14 December 1988, 4ZZZ was taken off air and forcibly evicted from its UQ premises by the then student union executive, headed by one Victoria Brazil. The move prompted many previously apolitical students to take a firm stand against the move and to rally support for the station. While Zed was not to return to the premises its' volunteers had helped hand-build, unprecedented community support saw the station live to fight another day.
Germany seeks aviation reforms with emergency remote piloting
Head of the Deutsche Flugsicherung air traffic control authority Klaus Dieter Scheurle said, “We have to think past today's technology. Such a system could be used in an emergency on the ground to take remote control of a passenger plane and safely land it".
However, the German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit spokesman Markus Wahl said,
pilots are sceptical as remote controls are open to abuse possibly allowing attackers to gain remote access to avionics systems and compromise them. "We also have to ask whether such a solution would really be an improvement, after all it's the pilots who are sitting in the cockpit and they're the ones with all the information".
Since the Germanwings crash where the pilot deliberately crashed his plane killing 150, European airlines implemented a rule that two people must be in the cockpit at all times and Germany has set up an aviation industry task force focusing on changes to pilot psychological and medical tests.