Re: ATR Prop Brake ???

From:         Mike Schwartz <73171.753@CompuServe.COM>
Organization: CompuServe, Inc. (1-800-689-0736)
Date:         03 Sep 95 22:53:06 
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The SAAB 340  is capable of prop brake operation, however
American Eagle ( the largest US user) has opted to forego this
option citing costs.

One interesting note, the engines with prop brakes tend to be
larger fuel consumers due to heavy coking of the compressor
blades and turbine wheels.