If the Accident Board determines there was aircrew error, and this is the case, one or more members of the aircrew (pilot, co-pilot, flight engineer/s) will likely be grounded, either until they are determined fit to fly again, or (more likely) permanently. Personally, I think the aircraft commander needs to be grounded. My info sources tell me he was the one crewmember most familiar with the "glass cockpit" modified C-5. The flight engineer being trained could easily go back to flying, the one doing the training could likely see his flying days end. The co-pilot is a toss-up, as I understand he wasn't that familiar with the glass cockpit, and he could easily be put back into remedial training. It will likely be a while before we find out what happens to the aircrew, if we ever find out at all.
posted on 06/13/2006 8:29:24 PM PDT
(There's 3 kinds of people in this world...those who know math and those who don't.)
It didn't have anything to do with the glass cockpit.
posted on 06/14/2006 3:55:51 PM PDT
(I see dumb people, they're everywhere. They don't even know they're dumb.)
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