From: firstname.lastname@example.org (TriStar500) Organization: America Online, Inc. (1-800-827-6364) Date: 25 Jul 94 21:47:33 References: 1
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In article <airliners.1994.1473@ohare.Chicago.COM>, email@example.com writes: > While they didn't lead to a crash, the problems with the PW4460 on the > MD-11 appear to be somewhat more serious. At least one airline (China > Air?) temporarily grounded their MD-11 fleet after suffering a number > of compressor stalls. Another reason to go with the three-spool RR engines. In my experience the RB211 very seldom stalls or surges, and these are old, non electronic engines as on the L/1011. The new EEC engines (757, 767 etc) must be great. In the PW2037 class I attended, the PW instructor stood up in front of the class and told us that PW should build a three-spool engine. I wish everyone would.