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Russia requests 747 autopilot changes after Bishkek crash

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Pilot error, controller oversight shortcomings and a potentially confusing or potentially dangerous autopilot mode are key takeaways from a preliminary report on the crash of an ACT Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter crash (atwonline.com) More...

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FirstOfficerKrupke
F.O. Krupke 3
This is likely an interesting article but a subscription is required to read it.
Highflyer1950
Highflyer1950 1
Sure, lets blame the machine not the operator! Kind of like saying, Boeing should make special 777's for KAL so their pilots don't crash. How about we just put a better trained crew in the airplane?
bentwing60
bentwing60 1
Seen the ads for foreign air carriers lookin for pilots lately. Stick around a year or two and they might be callin us back. LOL

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