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« on: April 12, 2013, 07:41:02 AM »

I came across  this frightening story this morning. If true this scares the daylight out of me and so it should youas well

« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2013, 09:48:37 AM »

Mwah, I'm not so worried about this....

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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2013, 09:54:42 AM »

Yea, a hacker could annoy the heck out of the pilots, but crashing the airplane is a major exaggeration. 

At worst he could just force the pilots to hand-fly the aircraft.  The article implies that airliners no longer have the instruments to allow the pilots to manually fly the plane.  That's laughable.

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« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2013, 05:10:33 AM »

Yes I am very worried as this blog was clearly written by an aviation expert, with gems such as:
"Yet many planes no longer have old analog instruments for manual flying"

Lets be real
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