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Return of B737 Max Part II. Why do aircrafts dive down uncontrollably, tailplane stall?

Use of Stabilizer trimming technique and training are key to safe operation of the B737.

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Return of B-737 Max Part 1. What about the AoA sensor that gave a false reading to the MCAS?

Will the B-737Max on reintroduction have resolved the AoA sensor and include a direct reading instrument? Will it be a standard for all types of aircraft?

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The CEO’s mind flies, didn’t buy them. Will you?: mindFly

My written papers for sale to support safety. Spend a token $1

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ET302, Pilots on a wing and a prayer: mindFly

ET 302 took off from Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia on 10th March 2019 and 06 minutes into the flight met with an accident. The aircraft was the Boeing’s latest addition to the B-737 series, the B-737 8Max. The infamous MCAS(software) was to have played a role in the accident and nations all over the world, fearing the safety of the traveling passengers, banned the aircraft flying in their airspace. It soon became a world wide ban, thus grounding the MAX fleet. I will not critique on the crew action or inaction because their behaviour will need to be…

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How is the Ethiopian Airline accident different from Lion Air: mindFly

The Ethiopian Airlines accident on 10th March 2019 was the 2nd B-737 Max accident in 4 months. This created a public outcry about the safety of Boeing 737 around the world and given the fact that Boeing had not been forthcoming in its disclosure of the new software, MCAS.All ┬ácountries flying the B-737 had to ground the aircrafts flying in their airspace and the last but not the least the FAA very reluctantly followed suit. Every one tried to draw similarities between the accidents stating that the flight profile was similar and that both the aircrafts nose dived shortly after…

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Not MCAS but lack of trust grounds B737Max worldwide:mindFly

The notorious MAS which was suspected by many to be the cause of the Lion Air accident in 2018 end may not be the cause in the Ethiopian Airlines ET302 accident. The reason why the big regulators like UK, France, Singapore, Australia and many other are imposing a ban on the B-737 Max to even enter their airspace points to a lack of trust in FAA and Boeing and the actions taken by them in the past. Read my blog “A question of safety or ethics” There was a legal case in the USA in early 2018 where the…