Reply to post: Re: Hey software, get the fuck out of the way!

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

Andre Carneiro

Re: Hey software, get the fuck out of the way!

“If the priority button remains pressed for more than 45 seconds, then the other stick will he disabled for the remainder of the flight.

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That's not good.”

Why not?

If you have a faulty stick it makes sense to disable it rather than constantly taking priority every few seconds and risk an unexpected random input at a critical time, IMHO.

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