AMERICAS: First B737 with carbon brakes enters service
The first Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft equipped with Goodrich Corporation carbon brakes has been delivered to flydubai, DubaiÃ¢â‚¬™s first low cost airline. This is the seventh Next- Generation 737 the airline has received in less than 10 months of commercial operations. Goodrich will supply wheels and carbon brake equipment for flydubaiÃ¢â‚¬™s entire fleet of more […]
April 1, 2010
The wheels and carbon brakes will provide a weight savings of approximately 318 kg per aircraft compared to high capacity steel brakes, and 250 kg compared to standard capacity steel brakes.