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Old 4th Apr 2019, 16:03
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jagema
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: Madrid
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Preliminary report and FDR data are out.

It appears MCAS did in fact make several Stab Nose-down inputs.

Pilots trimmed back up and selected switches to CUTOUT. But the stab remained in a nose down angle. Crew seen pulling back on elevator continuously. They decide to re-energize the stab cutouts so as to trim nose up again (only slightly). It is then when MCAS goes "I've had enough" and adds another 2,5degs nose down. Airplane dives.

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