Reply to post: Re: If a plane can do this, what happens to cars?

Boeing 737 pilots battled confused safety system that plunged aircraft to their deaths – black box

dansbar

Re: If a plane can do this, what happens to cars?

I completely agree that car automation is much furthwr away than those with a stake in the technology would like us to believe, but one major difference between cars and aircraft is that if a system fails on a car and the fleshy bags of water realise they can just turn the whole thing off. Stop it dead. With an aircraft, the pilots have no such luxury.

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