American Airlines and Safran Landing Systems are to team up in an effort to replace the steel brakes in around 300 Boeing 737NG planes with carbon versions. The new brakes were described by the carrier  as “critical to reaching our climate goals” due to carbon being lighter than steel, earning the airline could, cut its overall emissions by 77 tons per Boeing 737NG aircraft every year – despite literally adding a carbon footprint to its aircraft. This partnership recognises the excellence of our equipment, the high level of expertise of our teams,” said Cedric Goubert, chief executive of Safran Landing

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