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Air France pilots, stalls, training now the focus

The most recent developments into the probe of the crash of an Air France widebodied jet into the Atlantic two years ago now focuses on action the plane's crew took that apparently contributed to the loss of control. Read a good thorough AP report from France on the investigation at this link.

And find an interesting commentary from a retired 747 captain on how pilots today may be too dependent on autopilot systems, and lack training on  how to fly their planes in an emergency at this link.