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

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Especially when all the computers crapped themselves and basically said "We give up, it's up to you"

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Of course, that's what they are designed to do, as a matter of policy. It's that pilot-centric philosophy rearing its obsolescent head.

You could design a 'never give up' autopilot, and over time, it would probably be amazingly good at keeping planes from crashing, or mitigating an unavoidable crash.

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