Airbus invents steer-by-fuel emergency system

 作者:南宫阮     |      日期:2019-03-08 04:10:03
PILOTS are trained how to fly their aircraft if an engine or other flight systems fail, but what if they lose control of the steering? Now Airbus has come up with a way for pilots to fly a plane to the nearest runway in even these extreme circumstances. In a US patent filed last week, Airbus says damaged aircraft could be controlled by moving fuel quickly between fuel tanks in the wing, fuselage and tail, shifting the centre of gravity to provide rudimentary steering. This could easily be achieved, Airbus says,