Re: GE90 troubles make page 1 of the Wall St. Journal

From: (R. & L. Chilukuri)
Organization: Univ of California at San Diego
Date:         30 Jul 95 13:02:07 
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In article <airliners.1995.1098@ohare.Chicago.COM>, says...
>        BTW, have you any idea how big the engines are likely
>to be for the rumoured 747 stretches? Are GE90 like engines
>going to be necessary? Four of those firing at once is likely
>to be an awe inspiring amount of thrust.

My guess that the "full-strength" GE90 engines will be a bit much for the
stretch 747. Isn't GE pursuing a new generation CF6-80CX engine that might
be a better fit?