SXDFC From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 2872 posts, RR: 16 Posted (8 years 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 5010 times:
I know that airlines like US Airways have their A320 series planes with two different engine types, there fore does it require the pilots to take another class to learn the different characteristics of the engines, etc?
Starlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 17630 posts, RR: 65
Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 4976 times:
AFAIK the pilots have to do differences training so that they know what the numbers mean for the various engines. Operationally, I don't think there's much difference, especially on an aircraft with FADEC and advanced flight control systems like the 32x.
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