Pilots Asleep in the Cockpit

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    doesnt want to come up v2
     
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    Boeing 777 has a watchdog timer that issues an aural alert if none of the pilot/avionic interfaces are touched in a specified period. Why? To ensure that your highly trained pilots don't snooze together on those long oceanic/remote area flights.

    Lesson: This is not anything new. In fact they use system engineering to reduce the risk of it occurring. Because it does occur. Often.
     
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