A simulator session flown by a US-based Boeing 737 MAX crew that mimicked a key portion of the Ethiopian Airlines ET302 crash sequence suggests the Ethiopian crew faced a near-impossible task of getting the aircraft back under control, and underscores the importance of pilots understanding severe runaway trim recovery procedures. Details of the session, shared with ATW, were flown voluntarily as part of routine, recurrent training. Its purpose: practice recovering from a scenario in which ...

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