Date: 18 Mar 97 03:14:49 From: "john r." <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: silence References: 1 2
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In article <airliners.1997.603@ohare.Chicago.COM>, RD Rick <email@example.com> writes >In <airliners.1997.546@ohare.Chicago.COM> firstname.lastname@example.org (John H >Kim) writes: >> >>This came up in a discussion I was having with a friend. How >>resistant are the electronics in a typical airliner cockpit to >>spilled drinks? What sorts of procedural and deesign safeguards >>are there? On the 777 there is a trackerball on the maintenance terminal at the back of the flightdeck. The crew have to use a touch pad for their terminals which is not nearly as easy to use. I think Boeing view this as a coffee proof tracker. -- john r.