Reply to post: Re: Want to try to reprogram it so it feels and drives like an F1?

Boeing big cheese repeats pledge of 737 Max software updates following fatal crashes

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Re: Want to try to reprogram it so it feels and drives like an F1?

There is no way you can make fool physics and force physics to turn an unstable system into a stable one.

There is. The Eurofighter Typhoon has "relaxed stability" (which means it relies on input to fly) and relies on four computers to turn pilot inputs into lots of continuous adjustments to the control surfaces to make it do things that the pilot would expect. Without those computers, it would be unfliable.

The Typhoon has a lot of redundancy built into its software to account for anomalous sensor inputs and computer decision making. It seems Boeing's MCAS system doesn't.

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