Figure 12-35.-Power/manual brake systems-schematic.
and for varying the braking action by the amount of
A large portion of the maintenance effort expended
movement or force exerted on the brake pedal.
by an AM in an operating activity is directed toward
Several types of naval aircraft have an antiskid
troubleshooting and repairing of brakes and brake
system integrated with the wheel brake system to allow
systems. A brake system is generally one of two major
maximum braking. This results in a short landing roll
types-independent or power. Independent systems
and skid-free control as the aircraft comes to a stop.
operate independently of a pressure source other than