What could they have been thinking?


A company spokesman confirmed the update would use feeds from multiple sensors in the MAX’s stall-prevention system — instead of the current reliance on a single sensor.

A stall prevention system that relies on a single sensor – how nuts is that? We’re reminded of the pitot tube problem a decade ago on an A330. What’s your backup plan? (Our first solo flight to another town went to Mount Airy, NC, better known as Mayberry; flying like that is a serious business so we quit doing it.)

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