Questions tagged [stick-pusher]

A stick pusher is a device installed in some fixed-wing aircraft to prevent the aircraft from entering an aerodynamic stall. Some large fixed-wing aircraft display poor post-stall handling characteristics or are vulnerable to deep stall.

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What is the reason for this discrepancy regarding the CRJ100/200's stickpusher-activation angle?

The AC646 accident report contains a discrepancy regarding the angle of attack at which the stickpusher of the accident aircraft (a CRJ100, formally a CL-600-2B19, referred to in the aforelinked AAR ...
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How does the stick pusher prevent an aircraft from stalling?

The stick shakers warns the pilot of stall conditions and some fixed winged aircraft have a stick pusher which tries to avoid the stall. What is the working methodology of stick pushers?