The FAA in 2011 had “strongly encouraged” Boeing to make changes to the 787 flight management computer system to provide autothrottle “wake up” capability in all modes. The request is detailed for the first time in a new submission to the U.S. NTSB by Asiana Airlines’ on the July 6, 2013 crash in San Francisco of Flight 214, a Boeing 777-200ER with the same flight management computer system (FMCS) and hence the same authothrottle modes. Two of the autothrottle ...


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