Aviation

Navigating Aeronautical Safety–Part 3

My previous posting ended with an incident where the A320 “earned” a nickname from Airbus’s detractors, the Lumberjack: I think of that video every time I read William Langewiesche’s annoying, insulting pronouncement: In 1987, Airbus took the next step by introducing the first fly-by-wire airliner, the smallish A320, in which computers interpret the pilots’ stick … Continue reading