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Old 28th Apr 2019, 22:56
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Originally Posted by PaxBritannica View Post
Am I right in thinking that - even with the 'fix' - there will be no clear indication to the pilot that MCAS has kicked in? [SNIP]

I guess this means that pilots will have to infer that MCAS is live from the uncommanded AND, having quickly checked whether the other conditions apply (flaps, autopilot)?

I can't see that this does much to advance the pilot's ability to diagnose the problem. Why can't some space be found for a flashing red 'MCAS active' alert to show exactly what's happening?
No, Boeing has stated (I read it here somewhere) that there will be a warning light/message when MCAS is engaged.
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