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Old 15th Mar 2019, 12:04
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EDML
 
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Originally Posted by Capt Kremin View Post
One options suggested by the FR data is that there was no flap set for takeoff.

The data shows a 63 second ground roll followed by a rotation at 207 knots. At this point the MCAS may have simply been doing its job.

Hard to believe this would happen, but it's happened before.
1. I don‘t think it is possible to survive a flapless T/O at this density altitude and take off mass.
2. Even if they did - after reaching 1000ft and 300kt everything is fine and they could have continued the flight. However, here the disaster started at this point of the flight.
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