Re: Airbus sidestick

From:         cjparker@hk.super.net (Chris Parker)
Organization: Hong Kong
Date:         08 May 95 02:09:06 
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In article <airliners.1995.557@ohare.Chicago.COM>, irf1001@thor.cam.ac.uk
(Ian Furlonger) wrote:

>all the central controls. But I would still ask whether an Airbus captain
>might be disadvantaged by being restricted to the use of his left hand for
>controlling the aircraft upon landing...

Without getting into a big debate about this, all pilots are required to
fly with one hand on the throttle(s) and one hand on the control column.
The Airbus is no different in this respect.

Whether we want stationery auto-throttles or non-interconnected
side-sticks is another issue.

(I'm doing the A340 conversion)


Regards,

Chris

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