Re: F28 Question

Date:         16 Aug 99 22:28:12 
From:         engrc@cae.ca (Robert Courteau)
Organization: CAE Electronics, Montreal
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This tailcone speed brake is also on the F100. The most noticeable feature
of this system is that it deploys at approx. 100 ft radalt when pre-armed,
so you see this "thing" start to move a few seconds prior to touchdown. I
always wondered why you would want it before landing; is this to limit
balooning on the flare?

Robert Courteau