Re: Boeing 777 - Totally Irresponsible?

Date:         27 Dec 96 13:32:20 
From:         Cochran_ted@htc.honeywell.com (Cochran, Ted)
Organization: Honeywell
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In article <airliners.1996.2792@ohare.Chicago.COM>, "Bernie Gracy, Jr."
<bgracy@worldnet.att.net> wrote:

>  ... To meet the FAA standard of 10^9 hours of failure free
> operation would require 100 years of testing assuming that one could
> execute 1 test/sec (there are about 10^7 seconds in a work-year).
>
What, there is only one computer in the world?

And a reallllyyyy sloooooowwwww one, too, apparently.

--tc

"My personal opinions only."

Ted Cochran
Honeywell Technology Center