Fly by Wire: The Geese, the Glide, the Miracle on the Hudson

Fly by Wire: The Geese, the Glide, the Miracle on the Hudson

William Langewiesche


In Fly through Wire, one in every of America's maximum reporters takes us on a "fascinating" (The ny Times) and occasionally funny trip into the speedily altering aviation undefined. Langewiesche concisely and artfully renders 40 years of background within the box through studying the monetary difficulties, the unions, and finally the hot advances in expertise. And he reveals that aviation safeguard is box within which computer has now exceeded guy, yet guy nonetheless manages to discover methods -- hubris, ineptitude -- to reason injuries. Advances similar to fly by means of twine recommend that during a few situations it can end up top to cede authority to the machines, no matter if it capacity wondering our assumptions approximately humans and heroism within the process.

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