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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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Tank Gunner Stick Turned into PC Joystick: Battlestation

Technology / Gadgets : technabob (yesterday)

So you think your Steel Battalion controller is the bees’ knees? Redditor MrTheOx would like to have a word with you. Preferably while playing a tank-based game. He repurposed a surplus gunner’s turret yoke from an… Read Post

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

News : Field Notes (9 months ago)

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

China Eastern plane aborts landing as traffic controllers take a nap

News : The Newsroom (3 days ago)

A China Eastern Airlines Corp passenger plane that had started its night-time descent into a Wuhan airport was forced to abort its landing after air traffic controllers had dozed off, an investigation report found. A transcript of t... Read Post


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