Systems Knowledge?

Even though the NTSB blamed the instructor, it looked closely at the airplane's autopilot system.

As new aircraft and avionics become more sophisticated and capable, a pilot’s learning curve becomes more complicated. Understanding how and why things work the way they do is a critical part of our training and study. Brian Sagi’s article beginning on page 12, “Automation Misbehavior,” explores some of the ramifications and remedial actions pilots should […]
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