Originally Posted by XR650L_Dave
I wonder if there is a linkage (either a lockout or a full mechanical link) that prevents a 'slats disagree', and if not, if it has an override or sufficient aileron authority to compensate.
The automatic slats are just spring loaded and depend on air pressure to push them closed. I don't think there's anything like a linkage involved. Maybe it's only required on the powered type used on large aircraft.