Buffalo crash may mean new autopilot rules

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Buffalo crash may mean new autopilot rules

Postby justus608 » Tue Dec 20, 2011 4:03 pm

BUFFALO Nike Free Run, N.Y. mulberry tasker udsalg, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Airline experts predict the crash of a commuter plane outside Buffalo will streamline U.S. regulations on the use of autopilot during icy conditions.
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board currently have different standards about when autopilot should be used during conditions when icing could become a factor Nike Free outlet deutschland, the Buffalo News said Wednesday.
But the loss of 50 lives in last week's Continental Connection disaster has focused on the fact that the plane's autopilot was engaged and the possibility that it masked changing aerodynamics until it was too late.
Aviation lawyer Justin Green told the News the crash could result in a new agreement between the FAA and NTSB on stricter guidelines when the pilot should take over manual control of the plane.
"This accident may prompt the FAA to restrict the use of autopilots in icing even further and hopefully will cause them to act on the NTSB's safety recommendations on icing lojas timberland," Green said.

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