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Computer-Related Incidents with Commercial Aircraft

Keith Hill's Comments on Aspects of Mary Schiavo's Book "Flying Blind, Flying Safe"

Keith Hill dealt with the FAA for a number of years as a Boeing employee and as an FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER). He was Chief Engineer for embedded software for the Boeing 777 airplane, and was ultimately responsible for embedded software for all Boeing airplanes. He has contributed some comments on aspects of ex-DOT executive Mary Schiavo's 1997 book "Flying Blind, Flying Safe" concerning safety oversight of aviation in the USA. Keith brings his experience to bear on some of Schiavo's positions.