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Was The A380 Design Around The Trent 700  
User currently offline747400sp From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4240 posts, RR: 2
Posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2668 times:

Hello Everybody

I was looking at a old aviation book written back in 96 or 97, and it had a article about the A380 as the A3XX back then. It shows the A3XX with Four Rolls Royce Trident 700. Was the original engines for the A380 trident 700 before the Trident 900 and P&W/GE-7570 came out for the still born 747-X.

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User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16347 posts, RR: 79
Reply 1, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2642 times:

Trent. The modern Rolls Royce engine line is named Trent.

The A380 was never designed with the Trent 700 in mind, although I'm sure a rendering from that time could have probably assumed an engine of that size since the Trent 700 is about right in terms of produced thrust.


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