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FreakinDJ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-01-09 10:11 PM
Response to Reply #26
30. On the last remark you would be wrong Sir

Unofficial calculations put the number of deaths per million A300 flights at 0.78, compared with 1.59 for the Airbus A310. The figure for the Boeing 747 jumbo jet is 0.97.
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  -Air France flight - 216 passengers, 30 nationalities Jackeens  Jun-01-09 08:17 PM   #0 
  - You're not kidding there.  Berry Cool   Jun-01-09 08:20 PM   #1 
  - WTF happened?  Taverner   Jun-01-09 08:21 PM   #2 
  - There is a lot of ocean out there  MissB   Jun-01-09 08:28 PM   #3 
  - What amazes me - and I know less than nothing about these things - is...  Jackeens   Jun-01-09 08:29 PM   #4 
  - The "expert" is no expert.  Statistical   Jun-01-09 08:51 PM   #8 
     - I'm very probably not doing him justice  Jackeens   Jun-01-09 08:58 PM   #11 
  - possibly hit by lightening  spanone   Jun-01-09 09:56 PM   #20 
  - so sad and not a trace either, god, I hope they find something.  bdamomma   Jun-01-09 08:32 PM   #5 
  - AirBus "Fly by Wire" has always been a BIG Problem  FreakinDJ   Jun-01-09 08:39 PM   #6 
  - It's one of those "six of one/half-dozen of another" things.  MercutioATC   Jun-01-09 09:12 PM   #12 
     - I thought Airbus tweaked that problem after this:  cboy4   Jun-01-09 09:35 PM   #14 
     - A catastrophic failure caused by lightning would be a million-to-one shot.  MercutioATC   Jun-01-09 09:41 PM   #16 
     - Yea, no doubt about the lightning .. I was talking about the pilot's  cboy4   Jun-01-09 09:49 PM   #17 
        - Agreed, It's like traction control on a car...on steroids.  MercutioATC   Jun-01-09 10:05 PM   #24 
     - Actually Airbus got caught switching the flight recorder in that crash  FreakinDJ   Jun-01-09 09:59 PM   #21 
        - Link?  cboy4   Jun-01-09 10:03 PM   #22 
           - hows that  FreakinDJ   Jun-01-09 10:06 PM   #25 
              - I'm a little hesitant to accept something from a website for  cboy4   Jun-01-09 10:10 PM   #29 
                 - NOVA did a special about the AirBus Fly by Wire 10 years ago  FreakinDJ   Jun-01-09 10:14 PM   #32 
                    - What difference does the stick make? If you're going to argue the system  cboy4   Jun-01-09 10:17 PM   #33 
                       - You can "Feel" what the yoke is doing  FreakinDJ   Jun-01-09 10:32 PM   #35 
                          - Oh you're lucky you sound like you know what you're talking about.  cboy4   Jun-02-09 12:27 AM   #36 
     - AirBus Fly by Wire has a Looong history of FAILURE  FreakinDJ   Jun-01-09 09:55 PM   #19 
        - Airbus has a fine safety record.  cboy4   Jun-01-09 10:05 PM   #23 
        - You didn.t graduate highschool either did you  FreakinDJ   Jun-01-09 10:10 PM   #28 
           - What kind of comparison is that?  cboy4   Jun-01-09 10:14 PM   #31 
        - Add them all up and you're at less than 10% of human-error crashes  MercutioATC   Jun-01-09 10:09 PM   #26 
           - On the last remark you would be wrong Sir  FreakinDJ   Jun-01-09 10:11 PM   #30 
              - A300s amd A310s both had "limited fly-by wire"...the A320 was the first fully "fly-by-wire:" Airbus.  MercutioATC   Jun-01-09 10:24 PM   #34 
  - I've made several overnight, overseas flights. This is horrific.  XOKCowboy   Jun-01-09 08:46 PM   #7 
  - That' so true XOKCowboy  Jackeens   Jun-01-09 08:51 PM   #9 
  - The first thing I heard when I turned on the TV this morning was a plane was missing....  XOKCowboy   Jun-01-09 10:09 PM   #27 
  - Horrific is the word  malaise   Jun-01-09 08:53 PM   #10 
     - terrible terrible news today.  bdamomma   Jun-01-09 09:40 PM   #15 
  - Sigh!  Catherine Vincent   Jun-01-09 09:31 PM   #13 
  - Makes me shiver.  proteus_lives   Jun-01-09 09:52 PM   #18 

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