The Air France Flight 447 accident is highlighting safety concerns about the Airbus A330 and its involvement in four incidents since October 2008 related to anomalies in flight-deck automation. The NTSB, which has long been concerned with automation’s role in accidents, is investigating two events that occurred this year: •On May 21, TAM Airlines Flight 8091 lost primary and altitude speed indications while en route from Miami to Sao Paulo. According to the NTSB, and based on initial ...


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