Reply to post: Re: But how?

Sweet TCAS! We can make airliners go up-diddly-up whenever we want, say infosec researchers

Paul Hovnanian Silver badge

Re: But how?

"777s were grounded when their fuel gauges errored after the Gimli Glider Air Canada incident"

It was a 767. I don't think they were grounded, since the FQIS (Fuel Quantity Indication System) problem was already known and a manual work-around existed. Checking the fuel level with a dip stick. The whole running out of fuel incident occurred because of mis-calculations on the part of the flight and ground crews and other procedural problems.

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