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User currently offlineBrains From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 258 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 7 months 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2489 times:

Have any companies besides UPS re-engined their 727's with RR Tay's? This may have been asked before, but that thought just crept into my head.
-Brian


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User currently offlineAFC_ajax00 From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 775 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 7 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2394 times:

I beleive it has only been UPS and some private customers.


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User currently offlineN1641 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 220 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 7 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2362 times:

heres a way to check, look through this list.. http://www.bird.ch/bharms/boeing/b727_f_0.htm

User currently offlineMiles_mechanic From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 136 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 7 months 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2342 times:

I was pleased to see that someone had gotten around to re-engining the nice 727, I was curious if anyone happens to know what kind of fuel savings are being experienced with the conversion, and possible cost of conversion. I was surprised to hear that the 707 re-engined with the CFM56 had a 27 percent fuel saving.
Thanks for any help.


User currently offlineTWAalltheway From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 144 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2283 times:

Hey.
Does anyone know why 727's re-engined with RR tays have all three replaced, 727's with JT8D-200's are only numbers 1 and 3?

TWA all the way


User currently offlineAir2gxs From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2268 times:

All three engines are done on a b727-100.

User currently offlineExpratt From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 311 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 6 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 2263 times:

TWAalltheway, the Rolls Royce Tay engine could fit into the No. 2 spot on the 727-100. The JT8D-200, which has a larger diameter than the standard JT8D, would not fit into the No. 2 spot. So JT8D-200s were only installed on the No. 1 and 3 positions and a JT8D-17A was installed in the No. 2 position.

User currently offlineN1641 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 220 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (12 years 6 months 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2242 times:

im building a Super 27 for fs2000/2002, heres a screenshot that shows the plane with -217 and -17 on the plane, it really shows just how much larger the 217 is and why it wont fit in the #2 spot

http://www.users.qwest.net/~salzanopeter/72m.jpg


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