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Old 12-09-2011, 08:48 AM   #1
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This is a great read, takes a few minutes...

http://www.popularmechanics.com/tech...ce-447-6611877
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Wow. That is amazing.
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Good read.
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Yes very good read.
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The pilots derped when they should haves herped. That sucks.
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It'* tragic for all concerned, but a very interesting read.

Just about any modern complex structure, from a car to a multinational company and most definitely aircraft relies on computers to function properly.
Maybe modern aircraft are too computer reliant for their own good.

Let'* hope the lessons learned will make sure such a tradgedy never happens again.

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That aircraft wasn't reliant on the computers, the pilots weren't trained enough so they made too many mistakes.
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I think maybe he was saying that they are too reliant on computers so that trainers don't train the new pilots what to do in that scenario, but I agree, it was 100% pilot error.
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Thanks Josh, you clarified my point for me.

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