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Old 07-16-2019, 01:50 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
The Alice is fly by wire, so the blending is done by the computer, and servos do the work?
Afaik, Everything certified so far is redundant mechanical backup of some sort. Hydraulic mechanical actuation of surfaces. Im not sure the FAA is ready for full fly by wire with a multiple "souls" on board. A multi-million $$ fighter with nukes, they are ok with, as long as it has an ejection seat.
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