Re: Are Two Engine 757 & 767 Jets Dangerous?

Date:         13 Dec 96 04:26:00 
From:         Steve Lacker <>
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Jan Polcher wrote:
> This could explain the choice of Airbus to use
> two high by-pass engines for the short-range 330 and 4 low by-pass engines
> for the long and ultra-long range market.

The CFM-56 engines used on the A340 are NOT in any way "low bypass"
engines. They are simply smaller high-bypass engines than the ones used
on the A-330. Their actual bypass ratio may in fact be a tad smaller, but
not significantly.

Stephen Lacker
Applied Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Austin
PO Box 8029, Austin TX 78713-8029