FW: [LINK] F-22 Raptor stumped by International Date Line

Bernard Robertson-Dunn brd at iimetro.com.au
Thu Mar 1 22:03:10 AEDT 2007

Howard Lowndes wrote:
> Daniel Rose wrote:
>> There is a possibly apocryphal story about fighters going from Europe 
>> south over the Equator.
>> They flipped over in mid air and flew along upside down.
> Gee, I thought it was normal to fly that way...  :)

Only in simulators, which is where the problem was discovered. The plane 
was the F16 and it has been used as an example of critical software and 
the importance of testing and simulation.



Bernard Robertson-Dunn
Sydney Australia
brd at iimetro.com.au

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