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Old 02-04-2016, 10:09 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Default Re: JC Wings United 777

Originally Posted by Madridista View Post

Received it on Monday - very positive surprise. I'm not that much an expert for the 777, so the engines and pylons aren't remarkly bad to me. These are supposed to be GE90s.
Originally Posted by Charlie Alpha View Post
I don't think so. For this livery and time period, I think they should be P&W4000 engines and pylons.
Charlie Alpha is correct...NO GE90 for this plane, United used different engines. Those are used on all 777LR and 777-300ER models.

A little more info: (Wikipedia) The General Electric GE90 is a family of high-bypass turbofan aircraft engines built by GE Aviation for the Boeing 777, with thrust ratings ranging from 74,000 to 115,000 lbf (330 to 510 kN). It entered service with British Airways in November 1995. Currently the world’s largest turbofan engine, it is one of three options for the 777-200, -200ER, and -300 versions, and the exclusive engine of the -200LR, -300ER, and 777F.

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