A few months ago in this forum it was explained that on a certain type of airliner (I can't remember which type ), the thrust reversers (TR's) are automatically stowed after landing once the airliner has slowed down to 100 knots to help prevent any engine damage (FOD) from being caused by the reverser's air blowing up any debris from the runway which could be injested into the engine's intake.
My question is ........
During a rejected takeoff (RTO), if the pilots really need to use "full reverse thrust" and braking to prevent themselves from overshooting the end of the runway, can the 100 knot TR limit be manually or automatically removed?
I believe that the last thing pilots would be worried about during an RTO while trying not to run off the end of a runway and into approach lights, trees, etc, is engine FOD.
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