It’s a little bit more than that, the size/shape of the new engines on the Max created lift. Its effect was maximized in a situation like take-off. The nose will come up faster in the Max. Since that increase in the angle of attack could make the plane think it was about to stall, the MCAS was designed to trim down to… Read more
I agree Sam Bur is more serious, but some of his videos are just popcorn fart dry. Biffa at least makes it enjoyable to watch something that is inherently very boring. And this is coming from a guy who spent several summers digging in a trench with a pointing trowel and finding nothing, only to have the trench four… Read more
Meanwhile, Outsourcing will permit me to abdicate direct labor and knowledge.
Thank you for making a stand here. The term “science” seems to be conflated with anything having to do with “smart people doing hard stuff.” Not that those people aren’t deserving of high praise in this era of anti-intellectualism. But calling everything “science” detracts from the people who’ve literally dedicated… Read more
I think about that a lot. But as this oral history shows, he wasn’t always the same guy we saw on TV, and who knows what really goes on in a person’s head. Maybe something was up and he decided to check out on his own terms. Maybe he just slid into a funk that he couldn’t see his way out of. We’ll never know.
You’re forgetting the most recent incident when he beat up his own dad (Max’ grandfather).