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Aircraft Design, Fail-Safes and when it all goes wrong

Posted: July 31st, 2012, 11:54 pm
by sanjy009
Very gripping interview with Richard de Crespigny, the pilot who safely landed a Qantas A380 after an engine exploded mid-air.

http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/201 ... versations

Nice description of modern aircraft design, flight systems, emergency protocols and what actually happens when the worst happens.