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Old Feb 01, 2012, 12:58 AM
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Originally Posted by NorCalMatCat View Post
That is the thing you do not want to use reverse thrust to just stop you dead in your tracks and fall like a rock, you want to give it just enough to slow you down to just above stall speed if using it as a brake. Correct me if I am wrong but this is something airliners do to slow down as well. (Maybe just on the ground?)
Yes, only on ground for most Turbo Fan aircraft as a reverse thrust at altitude at cruise speed would be catastrophic to entire plane. I will have to go dig through my manuals to find wording but it is not good!

Great thread here by the way, I have learned so much an modded my first Bixler based off this thread and have 2 more on the way!
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