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sydney ferries

Seen on a Sydney Ferry, one wonders whether you truly need to explain the function of a door knob, or if you do why you’d use use a sign for a door handle… Perhaps this is just a wry nautical jape?

Last week the FAA released an Airworthiness Directive (2010-06-09) for the Boeing 777 aircraft to prevent inadvertent engagement of the autopilot during takeoff roll, which could result in a rejected takeoff a runway overrun. But what are the deeper issues behind the incident?

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