Re: Geared turbofans

Date:         02 Apr 98 01:24:06 
From:         "Damon Rinard" <>
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[Re: PW8000 geared turbofan]

>What worries me is the diameter of the fan --- surely it would be so
>great as to preclude it from installation on, for instance, B737 ?

I understand P&W are using re-cambered PW4000 fan blades to help develop the
blades for the new engine. Don't know if they will make the hub the same

Damon Rinard