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 Question: Difference A321-200 And Engine Options?
 EA772LR From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 2838 posts, RR: 11Posted Sun Jul 12 2009 21:14:02 UTC (6 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 7126 times:

 I was just wondering what the difference between say the A321-211 vs. -212 and the A321-231 vs. -232 were? I know that A321s with the -211 are CFM and -231 are IAE powered, but specifically, what is the difference between the -211 and -212/-214? Then what is the difference between the -231 and -232?
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 Tdscanuck From Canada, joined Jan 2006, 12710 posts, RR: 78 Reply 1, posted Sun Jul 12 2009 23:17:49 UTC (6 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 7114 times:

 Quoting EA772LR (Thread starter):I know that A321s with the -211 are CFM and -231 are IAE powered, but specifically, what is the difference between the -211 and -212/-214? Then what is the difference between the -231 and -232?

I suspect it's the thrust rating. The engines are physically the same, but you can put different rating plugs in them to adjust the thrust.

Tom.

 Starlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 17668 posts, RR: 65 Reply 2, posted Mon Jul 13 2009 00:39:52 UTC (6 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 7105 times:

 http://www.rosboch.net/aviation.htm#Codes Here are the versions. As mentioned it's all thrust ratings. And btw does anyone have the -214 engine designation? A321 -111 = CFM56-5B1 -112 = CFM56-5B2 -131 = IAEV2530-A5 -211 = CFM56-5B3/P -212 = CFM56-5B1 or CFM565B1/2 -213 = CFM56-5B2 -231 = IAEV2533-A5 -232 = IAEV2530-A5
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 EA772LR From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 2838 posts, RR: 11 Reply 3, posted Mon Jul 13 2009 11:32:13 UTC (6 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 7050 times:

Ok thanks guys

 Quoting Starlionblue (Reply 2):And btw does anyone have the -214 engine designation?

I'm not sure...I am trying to find that out.

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 IFixPlanes From Germany, joined Feb 2005, 245 posts, RR: 0 Reply 4, posted Mon Jul 13 2009 21:28:06 UTC (6 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 7005 times:

 You find all data in the TCDS (Type Certificate Data Sheet)
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