Brake

January 11, 2008 - 9:33am

The rejected takeoff of a Boeing 777 at approximately 160 knots results in the landing gear absorbing more than one billion joules of energy in a few seconds, according to research recently done by Messier-Bugatti. To put this number in perspective, consider it as the equivalent of supplying energy to the average house (lamps, outdoor lights, refrigerator, television, computer and other appliances) for about 18 hours.

December 15, 2006 - 12:34pm

An extended brake service life of up to 40 percent is offered to ATR 72 operators as a result of close collaboration between Dunlop Aerospace Braking Systems (DABS) and Avions de Transport Regional in Toulouse.

December 15, 2006 - 5:52am

Crane Aerospace & Electronics is here (Hall 5 Stand G17) celebrating its selection by EADS CASA to supply the braking and antiskid system for the Airbus A400M and taking the opportunity to showcase an innovative range of components and subsystems that combine sensor and electromechanical technology.

December 14, 2006 - 10:06am

Goodrich Aircraft Wheels and Brakes has presented Virgin Atlantic a Boeing 747-400 Operational Excellence award in recognition of the 60-percent improvement in carbon brake life the carrier has realized since implementing the supplier’s recommendations.

November 9, 2006 - 5:42am

The captain of a Learjet 45 operated by German air-taxi company Cirrus Aviation was seriously injured when the airplane began to move during preflight. He fell out the door, became trapped by the nosegear door and was dragged by the airplane.

 
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