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Old 4th Apr 2019, 09:52
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Originally Posted by ManaAdaSystem View Post

The Boeing NNC regarding runaway trim, or MCAS, has never told us to trim to neutral before placing the switches to cut off. It tells us to stop the trim with the switches if the trim doesn’t stop after disconnecting the autopilot. Then use manual trim. Period.

The armchair experts have now moved from «They should just have placed the cut off switches to off and contained the problem» to «They should just have trimmed neutral and then used cut out switches and contained the problem».
Congratulations! It took only a few weeks to come to this conclusion.
The Lion Air and Ethiopian pilots only had a few minutes.
Have you read the Boeing bulletin?

​​​​​​Under operating instructions
'Electric stabilizer trim can be used to neutralise control column pitch forces before moving the stab trim switches to cutout'

Why wouldn't you?
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