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Cargolux 744F, Diffrent Engine Type...  
User currently offlineMNeo From Bulgaria, joined Mar 2004, 776 posts, RR: 1
Posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2226 times:

While breowing thru the database i noticed that Cargolux's 744Fs have both RR and i belive GE engines. Does anyone know why. It seems that all of them came directly from boeing or are some bought while other leased.

[Edited 2005-02-22 20:52:20]

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User currently offlinePM From Namibia, joined Feb 2005, 7230 posts, RR: 63
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2206 times:

Cargolux have 13 744Fs. The first five were delivered with (GE) CF6-80s. All were ordered directly from Boeing bar LX-ICV which is a -428 and was presumably originally destined for Air France.

After the first five CV switched to RR RB211-524s. I have no idea why but I would love to know.

(They have no PW-powered aircraft.)

User currently offlineTrex8 From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 5377 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2094 times:
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they used to have pratt powered 742Fs

User currently offlineMNeo From Bulgaria, joined Mar 2004, 776 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2053 times:

thats weird. Still no explanation. One might think that they would stick to one engine not all 3

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