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User currently offlineSA006 From South Africa, joined Sep 2003, 1883 posts, RR: 54
Posted (8 years 10 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3705 times:

Hey everyone...

In your opinion , whats the best looking engine?

My three:

3) CFM-56 on the 73NG

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2) JT8D on the 737-200

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3) RollsRoyce Trent772B on the A330

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User currently offlineDeltaGator From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 6341 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (8 years 10 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3696 times:

Any engine that is still hanging from the wing in one piece at the end of my flight is my favorite engine. But if you want to go for looks the 737-200 engine you listed is cool and the GE90s on the 777 are nice.


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User currently offlineNHGrafx From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 198 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 10 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3661 times:

I am with DeltaGator. I love the GE90's.

I also liked that experimental engine from a few decades ago. I cannot remember what it was called but it was a jet engine that had some prop blades on it on the back.



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31684 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted (8 years 10 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 3638 times:

GE90 & V2500.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineJetflyer From Netherlands, joined Aug 2009, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 10 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 3636 times:

I love the look of the JT8D-15,17 on the 737-200. It doesn't look like it could produce enough thrust for that aircraft! Seeing a four engined plane with such engines is cool, the 707 and its JT3D's gets my vote.

The big 777's with their massive GE90s on the other hand look sluggish and "hulk" like in comparison, although I can vouch for their good performance from my experience flying on them. I still think these high bypass engines are UGLY, but obviously so much more efficient and quiet.


User currently offlineEdelag From Mexico, joined Dec 2005, 331 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 10 months 23 hours ago) and read 3578 times:

I would have to go for the GE90. One of the biggest and most powerful engines in service for an airplane. I also enjoy the sound that it generates.

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Eugenio De la Garza



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User currently offlineF14D4ever From United States of America, joined May 2005, 319 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 3521 times:


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Are the chevrons not cool?



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User currently offlineMatt72033 From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 1617 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 3514 times:

Quoting F14D4ever (Reply 6):
Are the chevrons not cool?

the chevrons are immensly cool!

Trent 500's my fav tho!


User currently offlineCO7e7 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2849 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 3513 times:

The Huge GE90 on 777!

User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 3504 times:

The B707 ones.




Of course.


User currently offlineIDISA From Italy, joined Jun 2004, 262 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 3500 times:

No doubt here: GE-90!!

IDISA


User currently offlineZKSUJ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 7108 posts, RR: 12
Reply 11, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 3471 times:

The GE90 on the 777s or the RB211s on the 744s.

User currently offlineBA0284 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2005, 299 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 3465 times:

Without a doubt the GE90!! Just an amazing engine, massive but silent!!

BA0284  Smile


User currently offlineMatt27 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3449 times:

RollsRoyce Trent772B

// Matt


User currently offlineFanofjets From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 1995 posts, RR: 3
Reply 14, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3426 times:

Call me old-fashioned, but I have a soft spot for nice round engines....

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