From: email@example.com (Curtis R. Anderson) Organization: Gleepy's Henhouse Date: 03 Nov 95 02:51:39 References: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Followups: 1
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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 URL: http://www.servtech.com/public/cra/ Opinions mine (not Service Tech's!) unless marked otherwise!!!