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Old 10th May 2006, 06:27
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Tom Sawyer
 
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Originally Posted by planemad2
They probably will though, they seem to favour it even for thrust reversers, where Boeing usually use hydraulics.
A340 / A320 series with CFM & RR Trent all use hyd reversers.
B744 & 742 all use pneumatics.
Manufacturers will use whatever suits that particular model both on a cost and design basis.
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