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Old 10th Nov 2018, 19:25
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A Squared
 
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Originally Posted by rideforever View Post
When pilots go to "manual" do they routinely also disable the STS, and if not why not ?
That depends on what you mean by "go to manual". If you mean, just disengaging autopilot and hand flying in a normal situation, No. As I understand it (not a 737 pilot) the STS is there specifically for when the airplane is being hand flown, than is has no function when the autopilot is engaged.
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