Thread: 737 MAX future
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Old 11th May 2019, 06:59
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wiedehopf
 
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Originally Posted by Bend alot View Post
Your Airbus if something fails is still operating within the approved envelope as per certification requirements and required testing/training.

If one of your AoA fail at take off, nothing changes - it fly's the same.
If it failed on 737 NG or Classic then you might have had continuous stick shaker which means you lose stall warning because it's already going off and no longer reliable.

That's not the "certified" state either and you haven't expressed concerns about it.
Having a third AoA sensor to fail functional with one failure is a feature the regulator could require from all transport aircraft built after date XYZ.
Would that improve safety? Maybe.

Still arguing that it's a non certified state is bogus.
When a system fails, some degradation can be declared acceptable.
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