thrust reverser

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thrust reverser

[′thrəst ri′vər·sər]
(aerospace engineering)
A device or apparatus for reversing thrust, especially of a jet engine.

thrust reverser

A device placed in the tailpipe of a turbojet engine to deflect some of the exhaust gases forward to produce a rearward thrust. This helps decrease the landing roll. See thrust reversal.
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SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, has signed an exclusive agreement to provide inspection and repair services for easyJet's thrust reversers used in their Airbus fleet.
and will deliver 94 thrust reversers per month to support the next rate increase.
The AMES core business portfolio includes services for Safran produced nacelles and thrust reversers on Rolls-Royce Trent 700 and Trent 500 engines that equip Airbus A330s and A340s, as well as the A320 family's CFM International CFM56 powerplant.
Aircelle will have a direct supplier role to the US aircraft manufacturer for these thrust reversers, which are to equip the Longitude's two Honeywell HTF7700L turbofan engines.
Supplier of aviation systems and services Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) announced on Thursday that it has signed a five-year nacelle services agreement with intercity airline BA CityFlyer for support of nacelles and thrust reversers in its fleet of Embraer 190 aircraft powered by General Electric CF34-10 engines.
Taikoo Spirit Aerosystems, a composite joint venture between HAECO and Spirit AeroSystems, took delivery of two GE90 thrust reversers to be overhauled.
Later, when the airliner is stopped at the terminal, and all the passengers have boarded, pilots use thrust reversers again.
It said it will send kits to airlines in coming weeks to make the fix, which will involve measures such as replacing insulation blankets to keep thrust reversers cooler.
It is thought that the plane's thrust reversers, normally only used when a plane touches down, were deployed on the MD-82 that burst into flames atMadrid airport on Wednesday.
This was highly unusual as the #2 and #3 thrust reversers had been physically deactivated.
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The European Commission gave the go-ahead on 15 November to the transaction giving French aircraft equipment group SNECMA sole control of fellow French aircraft equipment supplier Hurel-Dubois in the production of pod systems and thrust reversers for commercial, regional and business aircraft.