Interesting series of posts on the Air France Airbus Accident

A couple of posts by Miles O’Brien on Air France Flight 447 give a really good insight into the realities of flying.

I fly a lot and find this kind of stuff very interesting; if you are a nervous flying this is probably TMI…

  • First post on how planes stay up in the air, the narrow window for air speed, and the problems of weather.
  • Second post on how the Airbus A330 automated systems help/hinder the pilot.