There has been remarkably little attention paid to the very near disaster that befell Qantas Airlines Flight 32 in 2010. In QF 32, Captain Richard de Crespigny details his amazing job leading the team pilots who at the time everything went to hell.
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Before investigators wrap up the Flight 32 investigation, they should be sure it isn't written up as a near-disaster, successfully completed by a crew of heroes and an exceptional plane.
The digitization of all things flight-related has left the station. That all this high-technology may sometimes err is as certain as the fallibility of low-tech humans.
There are important lessons to be learned from Qantas Flight 32. All of which are entirely unrelated to whether and when VH-OQA goes back in the sky.
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