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Interesting reading at the link to the Atlantic article.

From one of the reports:

I think it is unconscionable that a manufacturer, the FAA, and the airlines would have pilots flying an airplane without adequately training, or even providing available resources and sufficient documentation to understand the highly complex systems that differentiate this aircraft from prior models. The fact that this airplane requires such jury rigging to fly is a red flag. Now we know the systems employed are error prone--even if the pilots aren't sure what those systems are, what redundancies are in place, and failure modes.

That is about what I have been saying, why does it need an additional stall prevention system when stick shakers and stick pushers have been SOP for years?

Another report quoted in that article noted the autothrottle failed to perform and the pilot had to correct that failure.

Is that the future of being a pilot, correcting for automation system mistakes?

And people think autonomous cars will be feasible?

Steve
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