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Question About The Engines On The Bon Jovi 707  
User currently offlineBohica From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2889 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 5947 times:

I have a question about the 707 chartered by Bon Jovi. Thankfully the A/C was not severely damaged due to the runway overrun in Hamilton. In the pictures, I noticed the engines do not look right for a 707. The nacelles look more streamlined and there are thrust reversers at the tail end of the engines like the 737-200, 727, and the DC-9/MD-80. My question is are they JT3 engines with new nacelles and hushkitted or was the A/C re-engined with JT8 engines? I included before and after photos.

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Your answers are appreciated.

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User currently offlineAmtrosie From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 274 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 5908 times:

These are JT3D-3B's with Stage III compliant hush kits.
All this according to the broker trying to sell the classic. Check www.v1aviation.com/Marketplace/B707-330B.

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