Horus From Egypt, joined Feb 2004, 5230 posts, RR: 60 Posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2832 times:
Why do Airbus and Boeing jets have different thrust reversers. I know that the engines used by each manufacturer tend to be different, but they are made by the same engine manufacturers (GE, P&W or RR), so why the difference? Is one design better than the other?
Airbus thrust reversers seem to 'open-up' the engines and the Boeing ones 'slide open' the engines.