Ejaymd11 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 193 posts, RR: 0 Posted (12 years 9 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1474 times:
According to the Boeing website China Eastern Airlines has V2500 powered MD-11s. Does any one know why this is the only airline with that engine type, what is the thrust rating, and what are the benifits if any of having MD-11 powered whith V2500 engines.
American 767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3648 posts, RR: 12
Reply 6, posted (12 years 9 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1327 times:
The Airbus A320 also is offered with IAE-V2500 power plants. IAE stands for International Aero Engines.
You're right about the MD-11, it was never offered with V2500 engines. China Eastern operates the MD-11 with PW power plants, like you said.
Ejaymd11 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 193 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (12 years 8 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1255 times:
Actually it should have said China Eastern has PW engines on there MD-11's.
I know the know the MD-90 has V2500 engines I was just wondering if IAE designed, and developed an engine especially for the MD-11. It would have probbably been better than the MD-11's current engine choices.