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Sriwijaya Crash – Autothrottle A Likely Suspect?

Sriwijaya Crash – Autothrottle A Likely Suspect?

Indonesia’s investigators are looking at the possible role the autothrottle system may have had, in the Sriwijaya 737-500’s crash. Just yesterday, Basarnas (Search & Rescue) announced that their role in the accident was ending. The search for human remains ended....
ATTOL – Airbus Goes From Automation To Autonomy

ATTOL – Airbus Goes From Automation To Autonomy

Airbus’ ATTOL project is the answer to the question: what is the difference between autonomy and automation? Or to put it another way, what things have to happen technologically, before the automation that helps pilots fly, can begin to take over? It’s a searching...