Re: Braking

Date:         23 May 97 09:03:31 
From:         hartmann@spot.Colorado.EDU (Jason Hartmann)
Organization: University of Colorado, Boulder
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In article <airliners.1997.1092@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
Eo Khai Chien Stanley <> wrote:
>On 30 Apr 97 03:19:10 , "Thomas.Enblom"
><> wrote:
>>How much runway length is needed for an air braking B747-400 compared
>>to using thrust reversers?
>  ???

If a 747 tried to stop with just the reversers and spoilers it would take
it more than twice as far to stop than using just the wheel brakes
and spoilers.