Re: TWA and the A318 and 717

Date:         17 Jan 99 02:37:43 
From:         Chuanga@cris.com (H Andrew Chuang)
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In article <airliners.1999.30@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
niels sampath <niels@nospam.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>In article <airliners.1999.1@ohare.Chicago.COM>
>           vinlan19@flex.net "Vince Lanza" writes:
>>
>> TWA has become an all P&W airline, with the 318 and A320
>> family that will continue.
>
>Has the PW6000 been officially offered on the 319/320/321?

The PW6000 will not have enough thrust to power future versions of the
A319/320/321.  P&W is proposing to put the PW8000, a gear turbo fan, on
the next generation of the A320 family.  The PW8000 will share the same
core as the PW6000.  It still is the talk stage.  Nothing is official.
Technically speaking, even the PW6000 on the A318 is not official,
because Airbus has not made the industrial launch of the A318.