FBW By The Numbers

In a recent letter, reader Capt. (ret.) J. Lepkovsky inaccurately impugns the safety record of fly-by-wire (FBW) aircraft (AW&ST Jan. 14, p. 8). With almost 25 years of in-service experience, the superior safety record of FBW aircraft has been demonstrated clearly and irrefutably. In fact, with...

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