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Airbus Fly-By-Wire visionary Bernard Ziegler passes away
His career spanned some four decades
Airbus is saddened to learn of the passing of Bernard Ziegler, at the age of 88. One of its engineering pioneers, he was instrumental in the introduction of the world’s first digital Fly-By-Wire (FBW) and side stick controls in a commercial passenger aircraft with the A-320 in 1988.His career spanned some four decades. He realised the full potential that digital FBW could bring, including flight e...
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