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MD-11 And RR  
User currently offlineEjaymd11 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 193 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2424 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 United States of America, joined May 2002, 5065 posts, RR: 16
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 2381 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.

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User currently offlineBoeing nut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2390 times:

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

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