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True reason why the new B737MAX design is faulty from the start.013:56, 11 April 2019

True reason why the new B737MAX design is faulty from the start.

This is a Design failure: No amount of software will correct Aerodynamic deficiencies. People tend to forget, but the old MD-11 also had aerodynamic deficiencies that the compañy tried to compensate for with the use of software. As a result, the MD-11 was very tricky to land in certain conditions owing to fundamental flaws (design flaws) like the too small Horizontal Stabilizer and elevators (compared to the much better behaving DC-10) and a too far aft Center of Gravity, all in the name of "improving efficiency". Like the old "longitudinal stability augmentation system" o fthe MD-11, the new software operated electronic augmentation of the Boeing B737MAX is responsible of the two recent fatal accidents. No amount of software manipulation will truly correct what is a fundamental aerodynamic problem, planted into the redesign when they changed the engine placement and other aerodynamic characteristics, and then tried to save money by electronically mimicking the previous versions behavior, which is not the same because of strong differences in the mass and pressure distributions of the modified airplane. Amclaussen.

192.100.180.19 (talk)13:56, 11 April 2019