Reply to post: Re: Alternate 737MAX design kludge

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

el_oscuro

Re: Alternate 737MAX design kludge

I think the issue is that the bigger engines become an actual lifting body like a wing when the angle of attack is increased, i.e when approaching a stall. Because of the forward placement, they tend to re-enforce that stall and make it worse.

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