Re: No. of wheels and runways

Date:         29 Nov 97 15:39:59 
From: (Niels Sampath)
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In article <airliners.1997.2681@ohare.Chicago.COM> "C. Marin Faure" writes:
>The primary reason for the multiple-wheel trucks on the 777, the four main
>gearsets on the 747, and the extra center gear on the A340 are to safely
>distribute the weight ...

Does it make for more efficient braking as well?