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On just about all airplanes the Stall Protection System disengages the autopilot automatically whenever a range of parameters is exceeded. One of them is approaching stall. Generally the Autopilot will be kicked off automatically just before stick shaker onset on a traditional non-FBW airplane, and it can't be reengaged until the parameters that were ...


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In the AF447 accident, the autopilot disconnected because of inconsistent airspeed: Temporary inconsistency between the airspeed measurements, likely following the obstruction of the Pitot probes by ice crystals that, in particular, caused the autopilot disconnection and the reconfiguration to alternate law; (BEA - Final Report) As long as the airspeed ...


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