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What Is Your Favorite Engine On The 747 Classic?  
User currently offline747400sp From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4240 posts, RR: 2
Posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 8041 times:

I was think about which engines I like best on Boeing 747 classic. I like the sound that P&W JT-9 make at take off and landing. On the other hand you can not beat the sound that Rolls Royce RB 2:11 524 make when starting up or taxi or at full power take off. I not a fan of the CF-6 50 even though they sound good at taxi, plain they just ugly. So what is your favorite?

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User currently offlineAirxliban From Lebanon, joined Oct 2003, 4536 posts, RR: 52
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 8036 times:

Only been on the PW and RR classic 747...but my answer is the RR. I love the whine of the engines on takeoff. I've read an article written a by an aviation journalist documenting a trip on a BA 747-200 from the cockpit, and I remember that there was one line stating how the pilot said that the rumble of the engines on startup really gets the blood moving through his veins (or something to that effect).

User currently offlineAlitalia744 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 4803 posts, RR: 46
Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 8014 times:

the GE CF6-50 by far

Some see lines, others see between the lines.
User currently offlineHirnie From Germany, joined May 2004, 597 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 7995 times:

Alitalia744 is right.
GE CF6-50 by far

User currently offlineJeffry747 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 968 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 7993 times:
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Can't beat the awesome sound of the PW JT9-D.

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