From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard N. Rea) Organization: Brigham Young University Date: 18 Aug 96 20:13:38 References: 1 2 3 4 5 6
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In article <airliners.1996.1588@ohare.Chicago.COM> Steve Lacker <email@example.com> writes: >My 1989 issue of "Jane's World Aircraft" lists the Nimrod (military development >of the Comet) as having Spey engines. Were the Nimrods built with Speys, or was >this a re-engining operation? While the Nimrod is a development of the Comet, it is substantially different. Replacing the Avons with Speys was just one modification. The structure has been *substantially* modified for the ASW (and the later AEW) roles.