Old 5th Jan 2011, 15:54
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Airbus manual flying in normal law relies heavily on automatics, and the switches also known as the thrust levers give no positional feedback when used in auto. When things go awry, therefore, itís quite a big jump in workload to fly the aircraft in alternate or direct having only practiced what is essentially controlled stick steering for normal manual flying; and putting the control levers back to the approximate position they were in prior to disengagement is a non starter. It must have all looked so splendid and modern on the designers' desk. Hey ho.

Just back to edit a typo, and for d105 below, not sure an airbus would suit you!

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