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Why The Engines Are Being Removed?  
User currently offlineUnited Airline From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1418 times:

Whenever a plane is in storage, the engines are being removed.

Why?

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User currently offlineNKP S2 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1395 times:

Engines are valuble ( especially low time ones ) and can be sold, leased "power by the hour", or used on another plane in the storers fleet. The details of the storage and who is doing the storing are unknown to me, ( airline? leasing company? dealer? scrapper? ) but you get the idea.

User currently offlineUnited_Fan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1335 times:

When I visited Davis-Monthan AFB,they said that engines were removed and sealed in casket-like containers so they were protected internally from dirt,bird,bug nests - etc. Also to keep internal parts from rusting/corroding.

United_Fan


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