Re: aborted takeoff and brake damage

Date:         23 Nov 97 03:04:04 
From:         "Steven G. Thomson" <>
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> in my days as a 707 FE, we had charts provided to let us know how
> long the landing gear had to be left extended to cool them down in
> in the event of an aborted takeoff immediately followed by a success-
> ful takeoff.

Would taking off and planning to leave the gear down for a few extra
minutes during the initial climb have a significant impact on the rate of
climb and therefore obstruction clearance/takeoff weight?