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Old 15th Apr 2019, 20:21
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Originally Posted by GordonR_Cape View Post
Interesting, but inconclusive. My first reaction is that like many words in English "both" is ambiguous, it can mean "together" (noun) or "either" (adverb), which have very different connotations. The placard does not state that the function of the switches has changed, it is only implied if you already understand the consequences of the MCAS trim changes. I may be being obtuse, but a competent lawyer will see right though that...
Given the grammar ambiguity the title of the bullet/callout "nomenclature has changed" adds to the possibility to interpret it either way, much clearer would be "function has changed".
Another try to minimize difference ?

Accurate description is "EITHER switch will deactivate both"

Last edited by MurphyWasRight; 15th Apr 2019 at 20:21. Reason: typo
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