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Reversers On Rj70/85/100?  
User currently offlinePanther From Bahamas, joined Jun 2000, 225 posts, RR: 0
Posted (15 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1071 times:

I have noticed back from the 146 series, no one has attempted to fit thrust reversers on them. I know they are already considered STOL, but couldn't T/Rs help shorten the landing distance for those planes, especially if they were fitted to all four engines.

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User currently offlineSabenapilot From Belgium, joined Feb 2000, 2748 posts, RR: 45
Reply 1, posted (15 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1038 times:

There are no thrustreversers on the RJ.
You have the airbrakes at the tail of the plane.
They give you the same deceleration, but with one advantage: you can pull them at any speed in flight as well! I don't know many planes capable of using T/R in flight... (DC-8 could on the inner engines during steep descents, but that's all as far as I know.)

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