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Old 14th Oct 2012, 23:05
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Originally Posted by Gretchenfrage View Post
3. Considering point 2 there is no reason to abolish such controls. What could possibly get worse, if the Airbus sidesticks would duplicate the others inputs? Apart from a pretended increase in aircraft weight . -> Nothing.
Something did.

The first (A300 test platform) Airbus to fly with sidesticks in fact did have interconnection.

The test pilots rejected that design, specifically the interconnection.

I wonder if you knew that ?
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