Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Saturday April 13, 2013

FAA: No, You Can’t Hijack a Plane with an App

Well it didn’t take too long for the FAA to respond to the claim by a Spanish researcher to have the ability to hijack the operation of a commercial aircraft. Not no way, not no how. big grin

"Today's certified avionics systems are designed and built with high levels of redundancy and security," a company spokesman said. "The research by Hugo Teso involves testing with virtual aircraft in a lab environment, which is not analogous to certified aircraft and systems operating in regulated airspace."