Entry from British & World English dictionary
A device for reversing the flow of gas from a jet engine so as to produce a retarding backward force.
- A fully loaded aircraft is capable of backing up a 2% gradient slope using the directed flow thrust reversers.
- As with all Falcon trijets, the center engine will have a thrust reverser.
- Post-flight inspection revealed that the deactivated thrust reverser's aft sleeve hook safety wire had failed.
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