Re: Interesting Engine Order by EVA Airways

Date:         17 Dec 96 03:09:23 
From: (Dale Grose)
Organization: TranSend Co. -- Public Internet for Taiwan and beyond
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Hi ,

My 2 cents worth, (H Andrew Chuang) wrote:

>>From PRNewswire, Taiwan's EVA Airways has ordered 82 CF6-80 series
>engines plus spares for aircraft to be specified at a later date.
>Deliveries will start in 1997!  (Other than the MD-90, EVA Air's
>planes have been exclusively powered by the CF6-80C2 engines.)

>Since the engines are to be delivered very soon, that means EVA Air
>will probably order some MD-11s (my guess is that they will be
>freighters).  Other airliners which can be powered by the CF6-80
>include the B747-400, B767, and A330.  Last year, EVA Air has signed
>a letter of intent to buy some B777s, but it has yet to sign a
>contract with Boeing.

How about 3 MD11 Freighters, 2 B747 Combis, 1 B747 Freighter and 15
A330s for a start. The 330s will replace the B767. The 777 I believe
is not an option.


Dale Grose