Source: 2015 Beartracks, Jared Yates The brakes on some planes are almost optional, and some of the old-style planes like Bob’s Pietenpol didn’t have any brakes at all. This isn’t so with the Bearhawk– the brakes are a critical directional control and they are worthy of careful attention. Several of us are flying with the Gerdes long shaft (A-110-10) or short shaft (A-110-4) brake master cylinders.
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