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MD-11 And RR  
User currently offlineEjaymd11 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 193 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 1470 times:

Does anyone know why none of the airlines operating the MD-11 took the RR trent engines offered.

Ejay MD-11

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User currently offlineLMP737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 7 months 4 weeks ago) and read 1427 times:

Air Europe ordered the RB211-524L with their MD-11 order. However in 1991 Air Europe went under before the aircraft could be built and therefore the RR option was dropped.

User currently offlineBoeing nut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1436 times:

Aaahhhh yes, I actually remember the artists rendering of the RR powered MD-11. A very sharp looking bird.

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