Slashdot | Automagic No-Fly-Zone Enforcement: “Automagic No-Fly-Zone Enforcement

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Posted by michael on Saturday January 03, @05:33PM

from the also-works-to-keep-dogs-out-of-your-yard dept.

An anonymous reader writes ‘SoftWalls is the name of an aviation project at UC-Berkeley that’s developing a system for commercial airliners that establishes and enforces no-fly zones. Basically, through GPS, if a plane begins to enter a no-fly zone (eg, around a mountain, or over Lower Manhattan), an alarm goes off in the cockpit. “………….

This idea is nuttier than a fruit cake…. read the comments in this thread from a professional pilot …. If this works so well why bother having pilots at all !!! No thanks !!! Folks seem to think they can PROGRAM their way out of any social problem !

– ZZB