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Originally posted by NOGODSINTHEUNIVERSE
1)controls can not be set anymore to the right values for piloting the aircraft
2)the pilot misses enormous valuable informaton on speed,altitude,DIRECTION,mode set,weaponssituation,radio and ofcourse position in the air of the airplane.
two words: manuel override. i'm sure there is such a thing. if i recall correctly, the f-22's computer has crashed several times during test flights and it was still able to fly.
Originally posted by groingrinder[/i
I believe most modern fighters are also downlinked to the ground controllers who can fly them like a big radio controlled model.