Operational techniques to improve the durability and reliability of those expensive, vital stoppers
As pilots we don't seem to think much about the brakes until we really need them, and then our interest intensifies in direct proportion to the proximity of the runway end and the speed at which it is approaching. Meanwhile, the interest in brakes by department managers often focuses on the cost of their replacement, which can be considerable. Besides brakes being some of an aircraft's most costly consumables, their replacement potentially carries other significant direct and indirect ...
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