A Flight With Unreliable Airspeed, Part 1

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Credit: NTSB
Airspeed indicators don’t fail very often, but when they do pilots often have difficulty recognizing the problem and maintaining control of the airplane. A Boeing 717 crew barely survived a loss of airspeed indication in 2005, and an Air France Airbus A330 was lost in 2009 when the crew failed to...

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