Bernard Ziegler 1933 - 2021
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Fly by wire pioneer Bernard Ziegler dies at 88

One of the Airbus’ engineering pioneers who was instrumental in the introduction of the world’s first digital Fly-By-Wire (FBW) and side stick controls in a commercial passenger aircraft has died aged 88. Bernard Ziegler was born in 1933 in Boulogne sur Seine and graduated from the French “Ecole Polytechnique” in [read more]