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braking

i. As it pertains to aircraft, the action of reducing the aircraft speed on the ground by applying the brakes.
ii. As applicable to parachuting, it means holding both steering toggles down to slow the canopy's forward speed.
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Leaks: A leak in the braking system is usually a hydraulic issue.
The optimum friction paring ensures high braking power, shorter stopping distances and low wear and tear which helps prevent the occurrence of brake noises.
As the FAAs Airplane Flying Handbook (AFH, FAA-H-8083-3B) tells us, to obtain optimum braking performance, put maximum weight on the main wheels after touchdown by applying back pressure to the flight controls without lifting the nosewheel off the runway.
"Our new SKD brakes deliver more stopping power than ever before and we are confident that this brand new modular design from Dellner Brakes will prove very popular with engineers and specifiers looking for powerful, cost-effective braking solutions for larger applications, both on and offshore.
Establishing the running model of the Conventional braking process of the automotive hydraulic brake system
The disk is free to move laterally, so it is pressed against the inboard brake lining by the outboard brake lining, creating the friction required for braking.
But since the majority of the braking is done by a car's front brakes, even those cars don't seem to have issues with puddles anymore.
The main benefit of electric over hydraulic is the smoothness of the braking. It's controlled electronically and can be adjusted--fine-tuned, if you will--so the truck and trailer both stop equally.
In various vehicle techniques of economy energy, the regenerative braking technique is interested at all times, and has good application foreground, it already has abundant research results and application [1-5], and it will become the important path of vehicle economy energy.
This is the worrying claim from car care company Comma, whose research found that half of all motorists had defective braking systems.