At Concordia’s Institute for Aerospace Design and Innovation, we are currently performing research on autopilots and stability augmentation systems to improve manoeuvrability and safety of future aircraft.
The recent Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 accident and the fact that the airplane has a manoeuvring characteristics augmentation system (MCAS) coded in its software has raised public awareness about the relationship between automation and safety. Screen capture image courtesy of CNN
MONTREAL—Aircraft are extremely complex and interconnected machines.
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