Re: PW4000 vs GE90

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Date:         24 Jul 95 03:05:08 
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>What about the reliability of this Engine?

A recent Wall Street Journal article on the GE90 noted that the shutdown
rate of the PW4000 was 7 times higher then that of the CF6.

I personally wouldn't put any PW engine design that's newer than a JT8D on
my airplane.