Re: A320

Date:         16 Nov 97 19:58:43 
From:         Pete Mellor <pm@csr.city.ac.uk>
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"Ralf Woersdoerfer" <Woersdoerfer@online.de> asked on Sun Nov 16 05:16:20 1997:
> Does anybody know if the flightstick on A320, 330 and 340 aircraft produces
> feedback about the rudder forces to the pilots?

The side-stick conveys no "artificial feel" and the resistance to
the pilot's attempts to move it is provided solely by a set of
springs.

The rudder in any case is controlled by pedals, although during
a turn, the EFCS would coordinate the rudder movements with those
of the other flight control surfaces.

Peter Mellor, Centre for Software Reliability, City University, Northampton
Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK. Tel: +44 (171) 477-8422, Fax: +44 (171) 477-8585
E-mail: p.mellor@csr.city.ac.uk, Web: http://www@csr.city.ac.uk/
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