I do not know about the pilots having to be ambidextrous Clif, but those joysticks are it - quite literally real "fly by wire" stuff! Tony. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Clif Walker" <clif.gwr@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <modeleng@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Sunday, November 02, 2008 9:13 PM Subject: [modeleng] Re: Fw: airbus cockpit 380 360 view > Hi All, > > Great all round view. > The question that come to my mind looking at all the electronics. What > happens when a fuse blows? > The next question is how do they fly it? There is not a control column as > such, is control through the joy sticks? > If so one is left hand and one is right hand. As people are not as good > with > both hands so much for sensitivity or do they only employ pilots who are > ambidextrous. > > Regards > > Clif > MODEL ENGINEERING DISCUSSION LIST. To UNSUBSCRIBE from this list, send a blank email to, modeleng-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject line.