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User currently offlineTuffty From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 92 posts, RR: 0
Posted (15 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1085 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 tuffty80@hotmail.com, i would appreciate any help.

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User currently offlineFDXmech From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3251 posts, RR: 30
Reply 1, posted (15 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 1055 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.

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