Re: airbrakes on 747?

Date:         17 May 98 00:42:56 
From:         rlawler@isd.net
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Ludwig Kammler wrote:
> I'm working on a flight simulator where my predecessors modelled a B747
> (-200?) with airbrakes. does it have any? JANE's seems to indicate the
> contrary.

It has flight spoilers or speed brakes which are hydraulically actuated
flaps on top of the wing which act as an air brake.

rwl