Re: FLY-BY-WIRE (AIRBUS vs. BOEING)

From:         rdd@netcom.com (Robert Dorsett)
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Date:         06 Jun 95 10:11:04 
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In article <airliners.1995.702@ohare.Chicago.COM> mpreuss@electra.synapse.net (Merlin R. Preuss) writes:
>differently by each company.  The pilot perspective was given more
>credance by Boeing designers than by Airbus designers which resulted
>in a different operating philosophy being required.  An Airbus (new
>technology aircraft like A300-600, A310, A320 family) pilot is more

It is meaningless to compare the A300-600/A310 with the A320/30/40.  They
are completely different designs, and embody different management
philosophies.  Until very recently, the A300-600/A310 also shared a remark-
ably good safety record.






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