rejected takeoff

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rejected takeoff

A takeoff that has been aborted between the point of the brake release and the decision point (i.e., before the aircraft gets airborne). The same as aborted takeoff.
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The work will culminate in a rejected take-off run at about 120kt.
The brake met all performance expectations, including the maximum brake energy rejected take-off test, which measures the stopping distance of the airplane at maximum weight immediately prior to take off.
The tests, which began with a 15kt (28km/h) roll all the way up to just over 100kt, lasted more than 6h, and also featured a maximum braking rejected take-off test.
Barker and one other passenger survived the fiery rejected take-off crash while two other passengers and the two pilots were killed.
While the cockpit voice recorder had revealed that the pilots called for a rejected take-off after "bumping and rattling" sounds were heard, further analysis of the flight data recorder and correlation with the CVR show that the take-off abort occurred after the aircraft left the side of the runway, says the NTSB.