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User currently offlineDbo861 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 932 posts, RR: 1
Posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 10490 times:

I've heard a rumor several times that the size of a B777 engine is as big/bigger than the fuselage of a 737. Is that correct?

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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31754 posts, RR: 55
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 10396 times:

I think its the GE90 & B737 Fuselage.There was a pic somewhere showing A BA B777 Engine & B737 parked face to face.
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User currently offlineJaspike From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2008, 1 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 10383 times:

Gdabski once had a photo of this BA 737 next to a 777 engine on the net, but I'm getting a "page cannot be displayed"... try emailing him, he might still have it  Smile

Tom


User currently offlineZvezda From Lithuania, joined Aug 2004, 10511 posts, RR: 64
Reply 3, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 10316 times:

Yes, the nascelles of the GE90 are larger in diameter than the fuselage of the B737. The PW and RR engines are smaller.

User currently offlineLimaFoxTango From Antigua and Barbuda, joined Jun 2004, 835 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 10312 times:

Not really what you were looking for, but this photo kinda gives you the idea.


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User currently offlineGeizistgeil From Germany, joined Apr 2004, 149 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 10307 times:

Hi Dbo861,

are you still interested in this pic? I could sent it to you.

M.



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User currently offlineOHLHD From Finland, joined Dec 2004, 3962 posts, RR: 24
Reply 6, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 10293 times:

The photo is like MAMA WHALE and BABY WHALE.

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User currently offlineBananaboy From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 1604 posts, RR: 21
Reply 7, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 10264 times:

I have a copy of it if anyone wants it.....

Its of a BA 737 parked up against a GE90. Quite impressive.


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User currently offlineTobi3334 From Germany, joined Sep 2004, 146 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 10133 times:

Does anyone know the differences in size between the different 777 engines?

Tobi


User currently offlineN328KF From United States of America, joined May 2004, 6542 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 10006 times:

I would appreciate a copy of it too. Does anyone know who the copyright is assigned to?


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User currently offlineDan2002 From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 2055 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 9965 times:

Take a look at this thread in the old photo requests forum http://www.airliners.net/discussions/photo_requests/read.main/6495/ .



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User currently offlineDfwRevolution From United States of America, joined Jan 2010, 1040 posts, RR: 51
Reply 11, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 9949 times:

Does anyone know the differences in size between the different 777 engines?

There are four generic engines available on the 777-

Ge90 (123-inch fan)
PW4000 (112-inch fan)
Trent 800 (110-inch fan)


User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 872 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 9923 times:

Watched TV saw that Volvo Aero are to buildt parts to the B7e7/A350 GE engines  Big thumbs up

Way to go!

Micke//SE



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User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 9842 times:

Ge90 (123-inch fan)

Fan blade is one thing... but the engine's diameter in total is up to 135in.




As for the requested pictures of size comparison:



MyAviation.net photo:

Photo © Javier Gore



[edit: since I cannot get the accursed MyAv link to work, here's the BA GE90/737 pic's link]

http://www.myaviation.net/search/photo_search.php?id=00130585&size=large











[Edited 2004-12-20 03:45:45]

User currently offlineEuropean From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 9816 times:

1st Picture doesn't work for me  Sad

Wow, Big engine! Bigger than the 747-200's thats for sure

European
Jimmi


User currently offlineAA777 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 2557 posts, RR: 27
Reply 15, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 9425 times:

There is no way that it could be bigger than the fuselage of a 737... Look at the picture! There is one man standing there. Raise him up a few feet for cargo area, and the floor of the cabin obviously, and you'll see that there is no way that you will be able to fit 6 seats and an aisle, AND overhead bins.... it might be close to the size, but I find it impossible.... anyone else share my opinion here?

-AA777


User currently offlineDbo861 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 932 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 9373 times:

I was actually just curious if it was true. But yes, I'd be interested in a pic.

AA777~ it could be possible. I was talking about diameter of the entire engine. If you look where he's standing, it's almost one foot thick of cowling, and it's that way all the way around.


User currently offlineVikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 10893 posts, RR: 26
Reply 17, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 9346 times:

I looked at the numbers awhile back...the GE-90-94B's diameter is 134 inches, and the GE-90-115B's diameter is 135 inches. 737-500's outer fuse diameter is 13 ft 2 in, or 158 inches. Data taken from the websites of GE and Boeing, respectively.

Still, it's one big mf'ing engine.

Edit: the 737's interior cabin diameter is 11 ft 7 in, or 139 inches, so that's closer (but still bigger) than the engine.

~Vik

[Edited 2004-12-19 19:31:10]


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User currently offlineFlybynight From Norway, joined Jul 2003, 1040 posts, RR: 2
Reply 18, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 9268 times:

Living in the Seattle area, once in a while you'll see a 777 engine being transported down the road (or other smaller enginers). It's pretty impressive.

Any pictures of those strange transporters that Boeing uses? It is always weird to see the guy sitting in the back BELOW the main structure to steer the rear wheels of the trailer.



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User currently offlineF9Widebody From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 1604 posts, RR: 9
Reply 19, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 7679 times:


MyAviation.net photo:
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Photo © Javier Gore



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User currently offlineKDTWFlyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 836 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 7158 times:

The 777 does have big engines...


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User currently offlineBIGBlack From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 600 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 7112 times:

I heard the same on the discovery program that chronicled the 777's development ending with that AA pilot retiring after flying the new bird home to Texas


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User currently offlineUA777222 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 3348 posts, RR: 11
Reply 22, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 7081 times:

Does this mean that a 777 can taxi past a 737 and have it's wing go over the body of the 737? That would be quite the site to see. So when they say look for FOD do they mean 737's for the 777 pilots? I have indeed been in a UA 777 engine and the damn thing is like a studio apartment.

Thanks again.

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User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 6654 times:

Does this mean that a 777 can taxi past a 737 and have it's wing go over the body of the 737?

...perhaps, were it not for those pesky vertical stabilizers  Big grin


User currently offlineAidan From Indonesia, joined Dec 2004, 30 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 6552 times:

Hi KDTWFlyer:

Nice pics  Big thumbs up

But that is not the GE90 correct? I see that the fan have different shape with the GE90.

BTW, anybody know what airplane the GEnx is for? Is it bigger than GE90?


25 ConcordeBoy : But that is not the GE90 correct? Yes I see that the fan have different shape with the GE90. Thusfar, only the GE90-115B and the GE90-110B1 (which is
26 Post contains images DfwRevolution : The 7E7, and allegedly the proposed 7E7 Do you mean the proposed A350?
27 Post contains images ConcordeBoy : yeah, that! ...duly corrected
28 PillowTester : A pestering question... In that picture of the BA 777's GE90 right at the nose of the BA 737, where exactly is the right wing of said 737???? Are the
29 Qqflyboy : Well, if not a 737, then DEFINITELY an MD-80!
30 LeanOfPeak : Another consideration is that engine diameters are generally stated by fan diameter, whereas the nacelle is considerably larger.
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