Re: Airbus side stick

From:         ckd@loiosh.kei.com (Christopher Davis)
Organization: Dendarii Free Mercenary Fleet, Earth Office
Date:         22 May 95 02:46:18 
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CL> == Clive Leyman <cleyman@cix.compulink.co.uk>

 CL> What happens if each pilot tries to move the mechanical system in
 CL> opposite directions? Does the guy who used to play tight end get to
 CL> fly the airplane?

What generally happens is that both pilots instantly realize what is going
on, due to the feedback given by the mechanical interconnect, and one of
them shouts "my plane" and the other guy lets go (or "pull up" or "go
left" and they both cooperate to move the system in the same direction).
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