Re: First thing you do is R&R an engine on a new plane?

Date:         06 Jan 2000 01:26:23 
From:         "partman" <partman@home.com>
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"V12" <vee12@airmail.net> wrote in message <airliners.1999.1302@ohare.Chicago.COM> ...
> > I'd have to agree with Jack, I've pulled many a acceptence checks on
> > 767's, and the last thing I can think of an airline doing is pulling off
> > a perfectly good 6-8 million dollar engine and putting another one on.
>
> We do it all the time, for engine stagger.

Ii agree with the engine time/cycle stagger but nor because the airlines
"doesn't trust" the manufacturer - what a load of BS that is.