Old 28th Dec 2010, 13:20
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infrequentflyer789
 
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Originally Posted by cessnapete View Post
The BA B777 even when manual flying, use of the A/T is mandatory, so you can't win.
How the heck does that work in the event of unreliable airspeed ? A/T carries on setting thrust based on known bad air data ?!

Or is it that sometimes A/T will drop out, but you can't force it to drop out ? I thought one of the key issues of the great A v B FBW debate was that B allowed you to override it ?
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