From: email@example.com (Curtis R. Anderson) Organization: PMDF_X_ORGANIZATION Date: 01 Jun 95 05:00:50 References: 1 2
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In article <airliners.1995.656@ohare.Chicago.COM>, firstname.lastname@example.org ("Clive Leyman") writes: ~In message 2339, Peter says ~ > it is clearly safer to have two mechanically connected control columns ~than two electronically connected side sticks> ~Oh yeah! ever heard of mechanical jams? ~> when both pilots move the side stick what input do you give the plane. ~Answer why you average the signals of course! I was under the inpression that on the A320/330/340, the last pilot to "take control" of the stick (via a button somewhere) is the one whose commands were honored. -- Curtis R. Anderson, ASCIT, State Univ of NY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260-1408 "Opinions all mine!"; Co-creator of "Gleepy the Hen"; Beware five line sigs! Get PGP keys from any keyserver or mail me with subject "sendme keys"; Fingerprints via finger or http://ubvm.cc.buffalo.edu/~cra/fingerpr.html; Support multiculturalism: use the ISO-8859-x character set!