Date: 07 Jan 97 07:20:18 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Mark Radovich) References: 1 2 3 4 5 6
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jfmezei <email@example.com> wrote: >The one area where there seem to be complaints is the throttle on Airbus >not matching any changes made by the computer. Do pilots leave their >hands on the throttle throughout the flight to notice if engine throttle >is being changed by the computer ? No, but one's eyes can pick up thrust lever movment a lot quicker than seeing digits or pointers move on screens. >>From my point of view, I have no problem on MS Flight simulator looking >at the screen to see what my throttle is at and pressing certain keys to >increase/decrease it to the levels I want. Gee MS simulator is just like flying the real aeroplane....not. Is your arse on the line when you fly your simulator?