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Old 8th May 2019, 04:56
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EDLB
 
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Originally Posted by edmundronald View Post
Erasing culpability for a bad certificate won't erase the design issues that make the certificate bad.

Edmund
There are industry wide standards for the hard and software when flight control surfaces are moved outside the direct control of the pilots i.e. for fly by wire aircraft.

It smells that Boeing tries to get away with the next substandard solution to save some bucks. Panels or groups tend to agree on more risky solution than single persons or entities where their name would be written alone on the next fatality case.

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