EMP and commercial airliners

From:         jebright@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (James R Ebright)
Organization: The Ohio State University
Date:         02 Nov 93 00:38:19 PST
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The military goes to a great deal of trouble to harden its jets against 
EMP (ElectroMagnetic Pulse, a burst of radiation across the radio spectrum
generated by nuclear explosions)... for obvious reasons.

How resistant are commercial airliners, especially the newer fly-by-wire
airframes, to failure due to EMP?
 A/~~\A  Greetings from Cowlumbus!   Jim Ebright   e-mail: jre+@osu.edu
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