>I don’t believe that for a second.
And you are entirely correct not to.
This article is mostly nonsense.
I still don’t see how 3 pilots could have held a nose high attitude right into the water from FL380, conflicting indications notwithstanding.
Something is missing although the report on PDF document is more inclusive.
Please explain why a “flight command center” receiving data from an aircraft, in real time, as it occurs, to intervene, alert pilots on what is really going would not have saved flight 447.
A 38,000 foot STALL???? Look, I only flew little planes, but nobody has too little time to pull ANY sized plane from a stall at 38,000 feet!!!!! Sounds like a case of super-panic leading to a total mental collapse. But of 3 people??!!
too much simulator time, too much “always trust and fly your instruments” hammer in to this guy...for a pilot to hold his nose up to stall for 38,000 ft to his death because a ice over pitot tube giving a bad reading?....
The sad thing is if the pilot just let go of the controls the aircraft would have probably done a better job on recovering then the pilot did