Re: Peruvian 757 crash -- possible cause reported

Date:         17 Nov 96 20:04:03 
From:         siller@freenet.calgary.ab.ca (Paul Siller)
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"David G. Davidson" <gerhard@onramp.net> wrote:

>Praxis - Bjxrn Erling Flxtten wrote:

>> However, theory aside, isn't it amazing that modern aircraft with all
>> this technology is not equipped with a sensor to check for obstructed
>> static and / or dynamic ports?

>The 757/767 does display ground speed on the EADI and wind speed and
>direction on the EHSI. These numbers come from the IRS.


>Seems like this information (along with pitch attitude and vertical
>speed) should be enough to keep you out of harms way.

Altitude information would be better but both the altitude and
vertical speed comes via the staic port.

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