Re: Airbus side stick

From: (David T. Medin)
Organization: Rockwell Avionics - Collins, Cedar Rapids, IA
Date:         22 May 95 02:46:18 
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In article <airliners.1995.656@ohare.Chicago.COM>, ("Clive Leyman") writes:
> What happens if each pilot tries to move the mechanical system in
> opposite directions? Does the guy who used to play tight end get to fly
> the airplane?

Maybe, but the lack of mechanical feedback in the Airbus control
stick, either real or simulated, is the issue. In the mechanical
feedback system, at least each pilot has indication that the other is
opposing his control inputs.

       David Medin            Phone: (319) 395-4498
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