SEATTLE—Key changes to the Boeing 737 MAX’s maneuvering characteristics augmentation system (MCAS) will incorporate more redundancy into the aircraft’s much-scrutinized flight-control law and give pilots ultimate elevator authority by limiting the degree of nose-down stabilizer command which the automated system can trigger, the company confirmed Mar. 27. Outlining the changes, Boeing Commercial Airplanes VP of Product Development and Future Airplane Development Mike ...


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