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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Global Aircraft Thrust Reverser market accounted for $1.29 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $2.78 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 8.9%
NacelleLife offers complete support coverage of Safran Nacelles' jet engine nacelle systems including thrust reversers for responsive, cost effective and high-quality services that keep jetliners in operational condition while minimizing repair costs.
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.
Triumph Group Inc (NYSE:TGI) declared on Wednesday that its subsidiary Triumph Aviation Services Asia Ltd will provide CF6-80C2 thrust reverser maintenance support and services for the fleet of Asiana Airlines Inc's Boeing 747-400 and 767-300, as selected by Asiana.
Although the crew attempted to stop the airplane well before running out of runway by selecting reverse thrust, the thrust reversers failed to deploy.
to provide CF6-80C2 thrust reverser maintenance support and services for its fleet of Boeing 747-400 and 767-300, the company said.
The Triumph site was also selected as a supplier for the 777 thrust reverser service bulletin program.
Under the multi-year contract Spirit AeroSystems' Aftermarket Customer Support (ACS) will provide thrust reverser, fuselage and wing component spare parts for Skymark Airlines' fleet of Boeing 737NG aircraft.
The thrust reverser is used precisely at the time when high lift devices--flaps and slats--are fully deployed.
The strip, part of a thrust reverser, was made of titanium rather than soft alloy and was not an original part, says Flight International magazine.
That was a view echoed by senior Air France executive Mr Franck de Bouq, who said he found it hard to see a connection between the replacement just before take-off of a small motor which allows the deployment of a thrust reverser on one of the four engines and the flames that engulfed that wing minutes later.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 16, 2018-Asiana Airlines selects Triumph to provide thrust reverser MRO services