Pilots report issues with Boeing jet automation | The Weekly with Wendy Mesley

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Pilots have reported issues with Boeing’s plane automation system, with one pilot complaining the flight manual is “almost criminally insufficient.” Automation is introduced to save money and minimize human effort, but the crashes of two Boeing 737 Max 8 planes is re-framing the discussion. The Weekly finds hundreds of incident reports showing the trouble pilots are having with automation on their planes.

Pilots have reported issues with Boeing’s plane automation system, with one pilot complaining the flight manual is “almost criminally insufficient.” Automation is introduced to save money and minimize human effort, but the crashes of two Boeing 737 Max 8 planes is re-framing the discussion. The Weekly finds hundreds of incident reports showing the trouble pilots are having with automation on their planes. 4:49

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