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Has the infamous Sao Paulo runway been made longer or replaced meanwhile?

The runway has not been extended. The final accident report lists the runway length for 17R/35L (the accident runway) as 1945 m: It has two asphalt landing-and-takeoff runways: the main runway (17R/...
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What's the exact moment were the spoilers are supposed to be deployed on a A320?

PL at idle is one of several conditions (weight on wheels, N1, wheel speed etc) that have to be satisfied to get ground lift dumpers to come out on airliners. Reverse isn't required. Once on the ...
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What's the exact moment were the spoilers are supposed to be deployed on a A320?

According to the A320 FCOM the ground spoilers are extended full at landing when both main landing gears have touched down, when: Ground spoilers are armed and all thrust levers are at ...
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