From: email@example.com (Merlin Preuss) Organization: Synapse Internet [Gatineau, Quebec, Canada] Date: 01 Jun 95 05:00:50 References: 1 2 3
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In article <airliners.1995.672@ohare.Chicago.COM> firstname.lastname@example.org (David T. Medin) writes: >In article <airliners.1995.656@ohare.Chicago.COM>, email@example.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. What is missing here is cockpit discipline whether in an airbus or B777 with fly-by-wire or a conventional aircraft. One pilot at a time please on the controls. The handover is the command "I have control" followed by the response "You have control".....of course the Captain has the last say.