Re: A320 emergency procedure

Date:         30 Mar 98 04:31:28 
From:         Trevor Fenn <trevfenn@nospam.erols.com>
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Philippe Vessaire wrote:
> In article <airliners.1998.461@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Robert Kochersberger <rckeg@unity.ncsu.edu> wrote:
>
> >The last time I rode in the cockpit of a Lufthansa Airbus 321 (earlier
> >this week), the pilot told me he'd just done simulator practice on
> >landing the plane after a complete failure of the fly-by-wire system.
...
> we need a very long long final approch and only little actions
> are usefull.

Is it just me or does that sound very much like a certain DC-10 at Sioux
City?
Doesn't sound like a very safe amount of backup to me, but then maybe I
expect too much.

Trevor Fenn
trevfenn@erols.com