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

From:         expaero@aol.com (ExpAero)
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Date:         30 Jun 95 03:47:17 
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>How many computers does the AIMS count as, I wonder? I thought one of
>the points of AIMS was to centralise a lot of the computer functions
>and so reduce the number of little black boxes? If the count of
>computers is 150, counting the AIMS as 1 (or 3 if you prefer) then
>unless there's _lots_ of extra functionality, I'd say "something
>strange is afoot" .... ^_^

If the 150 number is accurate it can only represent a count of
microprocessors.  AIMS has more than 3 microprocessors, I assure you.