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Brake Units

Tue Mar 13, 2001 8:14 pm

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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RE: Brake Units

Tue Mar 13, 2001 11:44 pm

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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