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Hi can someone tell me if there's a brake fan button as the when I land I sometimes have to brake and I get hot brakes seems so real to get hot brakes which is good

 

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Martin

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Ok so there's no way of cooling them as soon as you put the parking brakes are on , they are locked on and can't release

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Ok so there's no way of cooling them as soon as you put the parking brakes are on , they are locked on and can't release

There is an option on the CDU, under "maintenance," to restore the brakes to normal temperature.  This is unrealistic, of course, but it is availalbe if you do not feel like sitting around for an hour or two to let them cool.

 

Andrew Jones

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Ok so there's no way of cooling them as soon as you put the parking brakes are on , they are locked on and can't release

 

An obvious limitation with simulators is the lack of G-force.  If you are overheating the brakes to the point of failure on a normal landing then you need to take a look at your technique.  Only time you should see brakes getting that hot is after a high speed abort.  

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Yea man how fast and heavy are you landing? Even with full payload and rejecting at around 180 knots it took me 2 tries to pop the tires, so how are you burning up your breaks that much on a normal landing?

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Hi can someone tell me if there's a brake fan button as the when I land I sometimes have to brake and I get hot brakes seems so real to get hot brakes which is good

 

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Martin

You SOMETIMES have to brake? Probably a good idea to ALWAYS brake ! But yes sounds like your braking too hard.

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