Preventing Another Flight 447-Type Crash

Airbus is working on changing training for pilots to prevent the stall-based type of crash as seen with Air France Flight 447.

With flight simulators unable to accurately replicate the conditions after an aircraft loses lift, or stalls, wholesale changes to training regimes may be required, according to Airbus test pilot Terry Lutz. Other solutions might include giving more control to computers even in the confused conditions under which command currently diverts to the human crew.

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