I was surprised to read that “GA Manu–facturers Embrace Fly-by-Wire” (February 2013, page 33) does not mention Airbus, despite its leadership in introducing the technology. You seem to mention every other manufacturer but Airbus, and even describe Dassault as the first to use FBW in a business jet (a claim that it makes but which is nevertheless untrue, as we have pointed out before)! Airbus introduced FBW on the A320 airliner in 1988, and the Airbus Corporate Jetliner (now the ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Invented Here".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.