airbrake


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a small parachute or articulated flap to reduce the speed of an aircraft

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a vehicular brake that operates by compressed air

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8226; The patented airbrake flywheel has a positive catch and zero time lag at stroke initiation for smooth action and maximum training benefit through the swimmer's full stroke.
Inside Andy's 'office', the left-hand screen shows hydraulic pressures and temperatures in the braking and airbrake systems, while the one to his right provides information about the three engines, including temperatures, pressures and fuel levels.
The McLaren Airbrake now deploys when there it senses that extra rear downforce is required, rather than simply deploying while breaking or manually controlled in the Aero mode.
Airbrake parameters showed the spoilers, aerodynamic resistance plates on the wings, were deployed and held in that position until the end of the recordings, which proved the throttle was manually controlled.
Formula 1 technology includes the one-piece carbon fibre MonoCell chassis - for greater strength and lower weight - plus Brake Steer and an 'active' aerodynamics McLaren Airbrake (although these last two technologies have now been banned from Formula 1 as they offered performance advantages).
The unit of Clayton Dewandre Holdings is a market leader in airbrake systems for medium and heavy commercial vehicles.
The emergency airbrake selector was found in the "out" position; the hydraulic hand pump handle was not extended.
This striking 12C is finished in satin Volcano Orange with contrasting carbon fibre highlights, including the tailor-made carbon fibre bonnet, airbrake and rear deck, as well as gloss black GT3-style rear bumper graphics and nickel-plated interior switches and steering wheel spokes.
This striking one-off 12C is finished in satin Volcano Orange with contrasting carbon fibre highlights, including the tailor-made carbon fibre bonnet, Airbrake and rear deck, as well as gloss black GT3-style rear bumper graphics and nickel plated interior switches and steering wheel spokes.
We say adjustable, because the rear wing can be used to generate downforce at speed, be used as an airbrake, and even be stalled to reduce downforce - exactly how the DRS system works on a Formula One car.
Majorsell was established in 1980 and supplies airbrake components and repair kits to customers spanning owner operators, small and large transport fleets and distributors and stockists.
The new Oakley Airbrake snow goggle features a switchlock mechanism which enables wearers to easily change between tinted lenses quickly and easily to keep up with the changing light, even with gloves on.
8-litre V8 carbon fibre beauty, which comes with seven-speed twinclutch gearbox, switchable driving modes, seven-inch touch screen, electric diff and F1-type airbrake.