Re: aborted takeoff and brake damage

Date:         29 Nov 97 15:39:59 
From:         "Pasi Tanskanen" <pasi.tanskanen@clarinet.fi>
Organization: Telecom Finland News Service
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>>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?

More importantly, would it not have more effect on braking performance
(ability to absorb heat/energy) in the event of another rejected takeoff, if
the brakes are not allowed to cool first.

Pasi