Reply to post: "... anti-stall – sorry, plane pedants hate it when we call it that..."

Deadly 737 Max jets no longer a Boeing concern – for now: Production suspended after biz runs out of parking space

nrasmussen

"... anti-stall – sorry, plane pedants hate it when we call it that..."

When you say that MCAS is there to prevent stalls, it kind of implies that it was put in as a safety feature. However, it wasn't.

It's there to make the MAX handle similar enough to previous 737 models that pilots wouldn't have to get a separate type rating for the MAX, but could fly it with the 737 type rating they already might have.

It's all about saving money.

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