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Old 16th Apr 2019, 05:39
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Originally Posted by MurphyWasRight View Post
Given the "nomenclature changed" label and awkward text I would guess that at least some who might have gone "huh" would decide it had to a be label change only since it would be hard to believe that critical core functionality had changed, at least without a strong warning.
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still I wonder why the MAX needs a PRI and B/U cut off! Forget the label changing, what surprises me, is that on a new design the two switches are in connected basically in series, and either one is doing a cut off! Means the previous design was faulty? And in the new design was considered safermto have a back up cut off switch, just in case the primary fails? What kind of engineer will design a system with a single sensors, single computer, single motor to drive a flight control, and feels the need to add a back up cut off?
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