Trapped by Automation Policy

Credit: National Transportation Safety Board
Imagine the shock you would feel when you realize the airplane you’re flying is rapidly descending into San Francisco Bay and it’s not responding to your control inputs. Your airspeed is sinking, the autothrottle isn’t responding, and you’re pulling back on the yoke with all your strength...

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