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Denti 9th Nov 2019 04:32


Originally Posted by Longtimer (Post 10614348)
Automatic autoland but I sure hope it also communicates with ATC etc......

Watch the videos, it does. As well as with the passenger(s) in the aircraft. It is quite chatty to be honest.

jack11111 9th Nov 2019 07:05

That this was achieved on the 'down low' is truly amazing to me.

Slow and curious 9th Nov 2019 11:20

How about a little music in the background, something like: „Don‘t worry, be happy...“:E

ReturningVector 9th Nov 2019 12:00


Originally Posted by c52 (Post 10612171)
Would have stopped the Germanwings disaster.

No it wouldn’t, because the pilot can overrule the system. It is supposed to be used in case of pilot incapacitation.

212man 9th Nov 2019 15:08


Originally Posted by c52 (Post 10612171)
Would have stopped the Germanwings disaster.

what a bizarre comment! How, exactly?

hans brinker 9th Nov 2019 18:49


Originally Posted by c52 (Post 10612171)
Would have stopped the Germanwings disaster.

Because the button would have been in the cabin, without the option to override it from the cockpit??????
Not likely!

c52 9th Nov 2019 23:12

Let's say the technology could have stopped the Germanwings, depending on who can control what.

Capt Fathom 10th Nov 2019 10:58


Originally Posted by c52 (Post 10614979)
Let's say the technology could have stopped the Germanwings, depending on who can control what.

In your dreams!


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