Re: Engines (Was Re: Boeing in the WSJ)

From: (Curtis R. Anderson)
Organization: Gleepy's Henhouse
Date:         03 Nov 95 02:51:39 
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In <airliners.1995.1632@ohare.Chicago.COM>, kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl
Swartz) wrote:
>Notably, one of the larger 757 customers switched from Pratt to Rolls.
>UPS started off with the PW2040 (a higher thrust engine for the higher
>weight freighters than the PW2037 usually used on passenger 757s) for
>their 757-200PF fleet.  After the first 35 aircraft, they switched to
>the RB.211-535E4 for future orders, with at least 15 Rolls-equipped
>aircraft now in service.  That's a pretty expensive change seeing as
>how it adds another engine type to their fleet.  (Their only other
>Rolls engines are Tays, on their re-engined 727s.)

But that's something that UPS planned when they ordered the 757-200PF
series. It doesn't appear that they suddenly switched engine types or
anything, from what I've read.
Curtis R. Anderson, "Official Chicken Breeder of Hill 10", SP 2.5?, KoX
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