Further Comment on the IEEE Spectrum article concerning MCAS

Gregory Travis has responded to my comments in the Risks Forum Digest at https://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/31/22#subj23 . He includes a wealth of interesting new information. He only disagrees with one of the points I made concerning the accuracy of his article, namely the… Read moreFurther Comment on the IEEE Spectrum article concerning MCAS

IEEE Spectrum on Possible Software Involvement in Two Recent Airliner Crashes

(This article is a modified version of one which appeared in the ACM Risks Forum Digest, Issue 31.21) Gregory Travis published an article on 2019-04-18 on the involvement of the MCAS software on Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in two recent… Read moreIEEE Spectrum on Possible Software Involvement in Two Recent Airliner Crashes

Germanwings 9525 and a potential conflict of rights

Work continues on the investigation into the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525. I note happily that news media are reverting to what I regard as more appropriate phraseology. Our local newspaper had on Friday 27th March two-word major headline “Deadly… Read moreGermanwings 9525 and a potential conflict of rights