Re: B747 technical questions

Date:         01 Aug 97 04:04:19 
From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.NOSPAM.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
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>The Dash 80 also carried a 5th engine to support the 727 program.
>The JT8 was mounted just in front of the aft starbord cabin door ...

Ok, that's how the JT8D was flight tested.  The JT9D was flight tested
on a B-52 and the RB.211 was flight tested on the port pylon of a
VC-10.  How was the CF6 flight tested?  Perhaps on a C-5A, from whose
TF-39 engines the CF6 was developed?  On what, then, were the TF-39
engines flight tested?

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