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User currently offlineIlyushin96M From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 2609 posts, RR: 13
Posted (14 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1400 times:

I am wondering why the VC-137/707 which carried Eisenhower thru Bush was never re-engined with the CFM56 engines for better fuel efficiency, power, climb, etc? Many of the Air Force KC135s were retrofitted, and this option was available back in the early '80s. Anyone have any idea?

Thanks!

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User currently offlineTEDSKI From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1354 times:

Maybe the Air Force had a contract with Pratt & Whitney for maintenance and overhaul of it's turbofan engines.

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