Monthly Archives: February 2021

Flying Approaches for Dummies

Version 3, Feb 25, 2021 TECHNICAL – FOR PILOT’S EYES ONLY QF32 follower Riccardo Parachini writes: Hi Richard, I’d like to ask a curiosity. Cadet pilots starting their career on a big jet (say A320, A330) sometimes have trouble in energy management on approach. Airbus publishes some diagrams which are very good but specific for […]

Turn It Off!

The perils of automation – Aviation, Tesla and the Australian Open The Australian Open Tennis Championship has fallen for the same automation trap that that the aviation industry has been suffering for the last ten years. The problem is with technical human-machine systems that are not resilient. The problem boils down to this – the […]