HOW EXCESS SPEED HASTY COMMANDS AND FLAWED SOFTWARE DOOMED A 737 MAX

REACTIVATING MCAS IS CONTRARY TO ADVICE ISSUED BY BOEING AND THE U.S. FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION AFTER LION AIR.

MINUTES AFTER TAKE-OFF, THE PILOTS OF AN ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES 737 MAX WERE CAUGHT ...

Moments later, the Boeing Co jet hit the ground, killing all 157 people onboard after six minutes of flight.
The anti-stall MCAS software then pushed the nose down forcefully with the aircraft's "trim" system, normally used to maintain level flight.
By the end, the aircraft was traveling at 500 knots (575 mph, 926 kph), far beyond its design limits.

PARIS/SEATTLE/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Minutes after take-off, the pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX were caught in a bad situation. A key sensor had been wrecked, possibly by a bird strike. As soon as they retracted the...

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