Tuffty From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 92 posts, RR: 0 Posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 953 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: 32
Reply 1, posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 923 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.