Reply to post: Is it a good idea to design a passenger plane needing active computer assistance to stay airborne ?

Deadly 737 Max jets no longer a Boeing concern – for now: Production suspended after biz runs out of parking space

naive

Is it a good idea to design a passenger plane needing active computer assistance to stay airborne ?

There is a difference between computers validating if the pilot uses controls withing acceptable limits, and computers themselves actuating controls without input from the pilot just to keep the aircraft in the air.

This is acceptable for fighter jets, 2019 built 737-Max jets ending up doing domestic flights in Africa around 2050 will probably cause a carnage once the computers start sending the aircraft nose down in the Savannah once sensors fail due to maintenance issues.

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