Re: 777 ETOPS certification

From:         drinkard@bcstec.ca.boeing.com (Terrell D. Drinkard)
Organization: Boeing Commercial Airplane Group
Date:         06 Nov 93 00:24:24 PST
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In article <airliners.1993.710@ohare.chicago.com>,
Jay Vassos-Libove <libove@tom.alf.dec.com> wrote:

>Boeing's first fly-by-wire plane? Really?  I had thought that
>the 757 and 767, and the newest 747-400 models, were also
>fly-by-wire.  Or are they just more "glass cockpit" than
>prior planes, but not actually fly-by-wire?

747, 757 and 767 are conventionally controlled.  Mostly.  The 757 does have
fly-by-wire spoilers.  You are probably thinking of the glass cockpits and
the extensive automation of systems.

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Terry
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