Re: EMP and commercial airliners

From:         barrey@Novell.COM (Barrey Jewall)
Organization: Novell, Inc.
Date:         03 Nov 93 23:30:41 PST
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In <airliners.1993.702@ohare.Chicago.COM> jebright@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu 
(James R Ebright) writes:

>How resistant are commercial airliners, especially the newer fly-by-wire
>airframes, to failure due to EMP?

The short answer: They aren't.

Reasons:

1. Weight - Shielding is heavy!

2. Cost

Bah
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