Old 4th Dec 2019, 00:50
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Originally Posted by edmundronald View Post
The rest of us non-pilot idiots here really wonder what the native behavior of the MAX without MCAS is like.
In other words, documentation of the aero problem which MCAS is supposedly minimizing when it's not going full HAL.

Surely there should be some reports by the Boeing test pilots. Where are these reports? And by the way where are those test pilots today?
The press has made much of the technical pilot's email, but he was writing manuals, not flying the plane before MCAS was shoehorned in.

At that level of competence, any community is small. There are people who know and won't talk. I assume come the lawsuits, they will.

Just to correct your comment about "writing manuals".
The technical pilots do not write the manuals or books, as another department does this. All technical pilots do is to ensure that new changes in equipment are compared (with the previous variant, in this case the NG.) and added to the appropriate chapters already in current print.
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