Re: Airbus sidestick

From:         mpreuss@electra.synapse.net (Merlin Preuss)
Organization: Synapse Internet [Gatineau, Quebec, Canada]
Date:         01 Jun 95 05:00:51 
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In article <airliners.1995.673@ohare.Chicago.COM> Mark Radovich <mradovic@ozemail.com.au> writes:
>cjparker@hk.super.net (Chris Parker) wrote:

> >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.

>As a matter of interest, how does the lack of tactile and visual(sighting
>control stick movement) feedback through the side-stick control affect your
>flying?

An interesting question, but the airbus engineers would rather you used the
controls for take-off only.  Thereafter, the autoflight system is to be
used....the controls left as emergency equipment.