I had some unexpected "excitement" during my last flight this morning. Not the good kind. The kind that makes you really happy your flight instructor is in the back seat.

Note to cockpit designers: Different controls should look and feel different.

Note to self: Pay attention and remember what your instructor has been telling you. People are less likely to die this way.

Anyway, read all about it in my flying blog if you're into that kind of thing or just want the details on what went wrong.

Posted by jzawodn at January 19, 2003 06:48 PM

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# David Dorward said:

Oh yes, different controls really should look different.

Have a read of the first two pages of this: http://www.cs.bath.ac.uk/~pwild/papers/Hourizi-Johnson-Interact-2001.pdf

... and I hope I don't put you off flying for life!

on January 20, 2003 12:29 AM
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