Questions tagged [stick-shaker]

A device that provides tactile feedback of an approaching stall by vibrating the control column / yoke / stick.

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Why doesn't the A330/A340 have a stickshaker?

When an A330/40 is in alternate law1 and approaching a stall, it has a stall warning composed entirely of a cricket chirp and a voice saying "stall, stall". Most other aircraft, in contrast, have a ...
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How reliable are stick shakers?

I've read many accident reports, and seen reconstructions, where instrument failures, disagreeing sensor sources and auto pilot faults have led pilots into believing that they are over speeding when ...
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