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Re: 14 March 2014 Live Chat -- Lethal Software Defects
mr_widget   3/14/2014 1:46:23 PM
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Except in the case for the 787, you can't unplug the APU's mid-flight, and so hence the fire hazard.  Speaking about that just how robust (and openly discussed) are the Li+ charging circuitry in these huge power storage arrays?  Is there any chance of independent review of these (The FAA could be the vehicle for certifying them for flightworthiness, except past experience with that process has been very problematic in detail).

 



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