Re: Peruvian 757 crash -- possible cause reported

Date:         10 Nov 96 04:52:42 
From:         amtran01@aol.com
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What is amazing is the pilots failure in the Aeroperu and Caribbean 757
accidents to use all the instruments availible to them.

In the Caribbean accident the stand-by Airspeed and altimeter would have
functioned normaly.  In the Aeroperu the crew would have still had Radar
altitude in addition to a GS indication provided by the inertial navs.
Both crews should have been able to surmise their a/s from thrust vs angle
of attack.

The departure in aviation from good ole stick and rudder is begining to
rear its ugly head.