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What does BA stand for?

BA stands for Braking Action

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NATOPS warnings stated that even with partial reservoir pressure, we would have sufficient braking action for a full stop on a dry runway such as NAS Patuxent.
One of my favourite features is the hill-holder, which maintains the braking action for a few seconds after the brake has been released, thus avoiding the car moving backwards before you're ready to go.
When the pilot first applies the brakes, it seemed like nothing happened until the pedals were pushed in several inches--then the braking action was sudden enough to jolt the aircraft.
Also, information from air traffic control about braking gave flight crews "false confidence in the braking action available on the wet runway," the report said.