Date: 19 Feb 98 01:34:33 From: "Rich Duncan" <email@example.com> Organization: gte.net References: 1 2 3 4 5 6
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David Tyler wrote in message ... >firstname.lastname@example.org (Stephen H. Westin) writes: >>So I guess the answer is "yes". I suspect that the "TF-33-PW-102" is >>military terminology for some fairly familiar airliner engine; perhaps >>the turbofan engine from a later 707. > >it's my understanding that usaf bought up a slew of old boneyard 707s >just to get those engines. Most of the engines use on the KC-135E reengine program were civilian JT3D-3B engines removed from various surplus 707-100B, 720B, 707-320B and 320C airplanes. The TF-33-PW-102 was the military designation applied to these engines.