David Walker was one of the most ambitious people in aviation history. He was an aviator for the US Navy, fighter pilot, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. Many people have heard about David’s accomplishments for piloting spacecraft in multiple space shuttle missions. His most well-known mission is often cited as the 1989 Magellan Probe Voyage.
What is Autopilot? Autopilot is not an automated replacement for an actual pilot. One of the most prevalent misconceptions about automated flight systems is that a pilot is not actually needed for today’s commercial flights. Every automated system relies on input from the flight crew. The pilot or co-pilot inputs parameters and commands into each
The American Society for Quality (ASQ) is an intellectual community of professionals in the field of quality. The goal of the organization is to connect quality professionals and ideas. This group is not just for seasoned professionals, ASQ offers low-cost student memberships to those starting their career in quality. The organization is well-known for their
The F-35 Lightning II has been described as “revolutionary”, capabilities include advanced electronic warfare for enemy tracking, exceptional data capture using integrated sensors, and unparalleled stealth to avoid detection by enemy radar (just to name a few). Shortly after release, fifteen F-35 aircraft were grounded and production put on hold. What was the effect of
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