Tuffty From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 92 posts, RR: 0 Posted (13 years 12 months 17 hours ago) and read 868 times:
i am a student doing a comparison project on the brake units fitted to 747-200's and 747-400's. i have surfed all day and found little information to aid me. Can anyone help me with any info on the subject,
my e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org, i would appreciate any help.
FDXmech From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3251 posts, RR: 33
Reply 1, posted (13 years 12 months 13 hours ago) and read 838 times:
Hi Tuffy, I can give a little info on the cost of replacing the multiple carbon disc brake stack on the MD11 which is in probably in the 747-400 range. $40,000. Which is why they don't want any removal prior to the brake reaching its wear limit.