Re: PW4000 vs GE90

From: (Simon Craig)
Organization: OzEmail Pty Ltd - Australia
Date:         24 Jul 95 03:05:09 
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> Can anybody enlighten me on the type of control mechanisms used on the PW4000
> and whether it is completely computer controlled? Is it controlled by a FADEC
> system? What about the reliability of this Engine? Any pilots flying this and
> can compare say against the GE90 ?

As far as I know, the 4000 is indeed controlled by a FADEC system, though
I have no idea about any reliability reports.