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  • The lights on the cockpit panels would replace traditional warning horns, which have confused some pilots because the same devices also warn crews about improper configuration of flight-control surfaces prior to takeoff.

    Fix Extended for Boeing 737s

  • The flight-data recorder was designed to capture several hundred different parameters, from engine operations and movements of flight-control surfaces to computer-generated commands and changes in various automated systems.

    Air France Flight Data Are Salvaged

  • Andrei Chang , the Hong Kong-based editor of Kanwa Defense, also said China was likely now testing its flight-control software and aerodynamics, as well as its engines.

    Test Flight Signals Jet Has Reached New Stage

  • Called heads-up displays, they provide pilots with improved visibility in bad weather while also allowing them to see critical flight-control information at eye level, without having to glance down at instrument screens.

    Airbus Tries to Exploit Training Time Needed for ANA Pilots on Boeing 787

  • "I don't want any of that," said Jeff Chestnut , a flight-control manager who shortly before 1 a.m.

    Inside UPS's Weather Machine

  • Such accidents typically occur when pilots become disoriented, lose synch with flight-control systems or fail to react properly to get a plane out of a stall or flight upset.

    Probe Cites Pilot Errors in 2010 Ethiopian Airlines Crash

  • If that occurs, this person said, it could significantly complicate efforts to get a clear-cut answer about how the cockpit crew reacted to commands issued by the plane's flight-control computers.

    Investigators Hopeful on Black Boxes

  • The final moments inside the cockpit of the twin-engine Airbus A330, these people said, indicate the pilots seemingly were confused by alarms they received from various automated flight-control systems as the plane passed through some turbulence typical on the route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris.

    Black Boxes Point to Pilot Error

  • The Airblue captain also failed to recognize the plane's flight-control computers weren't following his instructions because of his errors in using the equipment, according to the report.

    Report Finds Captain Ignored Multiple Warnings Before 2010 Airblue Crash

  • Investigators have said the plane wasn't overweight, all flight-control surfaces were moved into proper position and the engines appeared to be working normally until impact.

    Russia Cites Drinking in June Crash


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