Old 15th Nov 2007, 21:51
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Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: UK
Age: 54
Posts: 2,621
No Broomstick they are not chained down, neither do the chocks touch the wheels. Parking brake only is all that stops them !
IF the 340 is the same as other Airbus' from what I remember the park brake is a lower pressure than the foot brakes. When carrying out high power engine runs one person has to stand on the pegs for the duration.
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Edited to say.. Must type faster, you beat me to it Fargoo.
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