Date: 16 Apr 97 01:55:56 From: Chuanga@cris.com (H Andrew Chuang) Organization: Concentric Internet Services References: 1 2 3 4 Followups: 1
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In article <airliners.1997.947@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Karl Swartz <kls@ohare.Chicago.COM> wrote: >> NW won't fly it if it doesn't have PW engines. > >While the once was true, it obviously isn't true anymore -- NW uses the >GE/Snecma CFM56 on their A320s (while there is no PW option, they could >have selected IAE's V2500, in which PW is a partner) and they have added >some used, GE-equipped DC-10-30s in recent years. Just to add another tidbit: NW almost helped the launch of the MD95. NW insisted on the PW6000 for the powerplant. Somehow, MD/NW/P&W couldn't reach to an agreement, and NW lost interest in the MD95.