Reply to post: Re: Want to try to reprogram it so it feels and drives like an F1?

Boeing big cheese repeats pledge of 737 Max software updates following fatal crashes

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Re: Want to try to reprogram it so it feels and drives like an F1?

"The Typhoon has a lot of redundancy built into its software to account for anomalous sensor inputs and computer decision making. It seems Boeing's MCAS system doesn't."

I keep reading that there are two AoA indicators on the aircraft that MCAS depends on for its actions, and if one starts acting erroneously, it doesn't know which one to believe. On its own, that wouldn't be a problem so much, as MCAS is meant to operate within certain limits and the pilots able to easily override it. What seems to happen is that Boeing overlooked the limits of MCAS (the 4x reference) and the extent to which it continues to trim the aircraft down in these scenarios.

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