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AA 757 W/ RR Or PW Engines?  
User currently offlineAA61hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Posted (11 years 11 months 6 hours ago) and read 1697 times:

I usually dont post an "opinion" topic, but after looking at some photos of some AA 757's, I wasn't sure what to think..Take a look: One with the Rolls Royce engines, and one with the ex-TWA 757s (in AA colors) with Pratts. What do you guys think looks better?

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User currently offlineAFC_ajax00 From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 775 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (11 years 11 months 5 hours ago) and read 1692 times:

I think the RR nacelles look better.


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User currently offlineJFKTOWERFAN From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1100 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (11 years 11 months 5 hours ago) and read 1687 times:
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The Pratts, I think they look and sound much better. IMO.


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User currently offlineYyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16248 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted (11 years 11 months 5 hours ago) and read 1681 times:

I prefer the look of the PW's. It's just a personal aesthetic preference I guess!

Wonder whether AA will keep the 27 PW 752's? There's probably no market for 27 used PW 752's anyway.




Panam, TWA, Ansett, Eastern.......AC next? Might be good for Canada.
User currently offlineTWAMD-80 From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 1006 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (11 years 11 months 5 hours ago) and read 1678 times:

I like the Pratt and Whitney's better. They look more fitting for the airplane. Don't get me wrong the RR's on AA's 757's look pretty cool but I like the engines on TWA's a little better.

TW



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User currently offlineAamd11 From UK - Wales, joined Nov 2001, 1059 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (11 years 11 months 3 hours ago) and read 1647 times:

I prefer the RRs, i love all RR engines,
but i would say that wouldnt i  Smokin cool

A^A MD-11


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