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Old 7th May 2019, 23:42
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hans brinker
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Originally Posted by GordonR_Cape View Post
Isn't that statement a logical fallacy for two reasons:
- An aircraft can stall at any speed, if the altitude is sufficiently high, and the the wings are in a banked turn (accelerated stall).
- MCAS is not an anti-stall system, so that statement has no bearing on its activation.

No, it really isn't, there is no way you can stall a 737 at 350kts indicated, because the wings will come off before you hit the critical angle of attack.

MCAS is not anti-stall. it just prevents the pilots from stalling (you see how that sounds?)
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