Tag: flight training

  • Airline Flight Automation

    Airline Flight Automation

       Is automation or, conceivably artificial intelligence, gradually taking manual flight control away from airline pilots?    This is a tough question few aviation experts are willing to face head-on.  Yet, given the spate of mishaps involving highly automated airliners and resulting in in-flight incidents and, much less frequently, in aviation accidents with significant loss of life, hardly anyone involved with designing the hardware and […]

  • Giving Young Flyers a Chance

    Do you remember this food commercial that ran years ago on major TV channels in North America? The food producer (I forget their name for now) wanted to promote their particular brand by asking a youngster to express his opinion about that food brand. The youngster simply held out his plate towards the camera and […]