Date: 02 Dec 96 01:44:35 From: email@example.com (Simon Craig) Organization: OzEmail Ltd - Australia References: 1 2
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>I've flown on these planes a number of times and never noticed any >different sound from United's other JT9D-equipped 747s. They have >JT9D-7J engines, as opposed to the JT9D-7A engines on United's >747-100s, but the difference is relatively minor. (Near the end of >their career with Qantas, they had JT9D-7FW engines. I'm not sure >if UA or QF changed them.) When they left Qantas at least, they were all 7FWs. The departing of last of the "coal burners" was a great time of rejoicing for all of QF Engineering :-) Regards, -- Simon Craig --- If it's not Boeing, then I'm not going!