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> without valid airspeed there's a risk of overspeed which can cause a new set of problems

What problems specifically?

> Nobody believed a passenger aircraft would be so stable during a full stall.

What was the plane "supposed" to do during the stall? If you're inside the plane, how does it feel when the plane has stalled?




> What problems specifically?

All aircraft have a VNE speed, the NE standing for "never exceed." Going beyond this threshold invites structural failure and loss of control.

> If you're inside the plane, how does it feel when the plane has stalled?

I've mentioned this in another comment, but the body is a horrible judge of spatial reference. How the body is going to feel during a stall is tough to predict, particularly given that as a passenger a) you will have no visual reference and b) you will be at a unique distance from the aircraft's center of gravity.

That said, you might feel a little buffeting as the wing reaches a critical angle of attack, but once the plane is in a full stall you probably wouldn't feel a whole lot. It's impossible to overstate just how much the body relies on the Mark One Eyeball to properly interpret the sensation motion, gravity, centrifugal force, etc.


Not all planes are stable in a full stall, some lose longitudinal stability and will be almost impossible to keep level.


Oh sure but most passenger planes are pretty docile a stall.




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