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Old 25th Aug 2019, 21:58
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Originally Posted by Takwis View Post
Actually, it's quite a bit more instinctive than that. And it doesn't involve any "Wild Alaska" maneuvering. All the Captain has to do is pull back on the yoke, and forward trim stops. The Control Column Cutout Switches stop "opposing trim inputs." This is true on every manual flight controlled Boeing since the "Dash-80". The pilots FRM for the MAX still says it is true for the MAX, even though it is not. Boeing removed a foundational, instinctive way for the pilot to over-ride undesirable trim trim inputs, put it under the control of some junior level automation programming, and didn't tell anyone.
You win the internet trophy for simplest explanation of this matter.

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