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Control feedback

Control feedback is important to pilots. Through the yoke or stick, we can feel what’s happening with the plane; for example, are we pulling or pushing too hard on the stick? Are the controls mushy, indicating that we’re close to … Continue reading ?
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U.S. air controllers track plane with unresponsive pilot off Florida

News : The Newsroom (6 months ago)

MIAMI (Reuters) - U.S. air traffic controllers tracked a plane with an unresponsive pilot off the Florida coast on Friday, apparently headed towards Cuba. The plane was flying at an altitude of 25,000 feet southbound over the Atlant... Read Post

'No control': Skydivers' pilot recounts death-defying leap from burning plane

News : Field Notes (last year)

The pilot who escaped a skydiving plane collision by ditching his burning, crippled aircraft with an emergency parachute has a memento of the ordeal — a selfie he took right after his hard landing. The photo shows Matt Fandler's fac... Read Post

AirAsia Captain Was Out Of Seat, Flight On Manual Controls, When Plane Crashed Into The Java Sea

News : The Inquisitr - News (4 weeks ago)

The captain of the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 that crashed into the Java Sea was not in his seat when the plane stalled. Reports indicate that the pilot had exited his seat to turn off a faulty computer as the plane was in manual control... Read Post


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