stick pusher

stick pusher

A device to prevent stall. It moves or pushes the stick forward when the angle of attack, or in some cases the rate of change of the angle of attack, exceeds the limit set and ensures that the aircraft does not stall.
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EASA today issued a Transport Canada airworthiness directive (AD) for Bombardier CRJ700 and CRJ900-series regional jets equipped with certain part number Thales angle-of-attack (AOA) transducers, devices that provide information for the aircraft's stall warning, stick shaker and stick pusher functions.
The crew's correct reaction to stick pusher activation is critical.
After studying options, engineers enhanced the stall warning system and installed a stick pusher on the C-130J.
If these warnings are ignored and the pilot continues to decelerate the airplane, the stick pusher activates, doing what the pilot would ordinarily do by pushing the nose of the aircraft forward and thus preventing aerodynamic stall, Price said.