Mon, 22 Jan 2001 07:07:10 -0800
> I was just at a lecture where General Heuboldt (sp?), a 3-star in the
> pentagon, mentioned that the latest V22 Osprey failure was "due to software
> sending an incorrect signal to the hydraulics". He had no more details.
The news announcement I saw said "The cause relates to a
hydraulic system failure followed by erroneous software
inputs to the flight-control system." The difference in
wording would seem significant.
> Since the V22 was, at least at one time, programmed in Ada, I am most
> curious to track down the source of this failure and whether it occurred
> within code programmed in Ada.
...don't know; maybe someone else can comment?
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