Re: Boeing 777 - Totally Irresponsible?

Date:         04 Jan 97 03:55:51 
From:         "Erich" <erich@acay.com.au>
Organization: ACAY Network Computing P/L, Sydney AUSTRALIA
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FBW failure has to be put in context.
What are the chances of both pilots failing due to heart attacks or the
like?
It must be a well documented part of the FAA's risk analysis doctrin.
I'd be surprised if it was any safer than 1 in 10^9 hours of flying.

Eric