MD11LuxuryLinr From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1385 posts, RR: 11 Posted (12 years 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1992 times:
I've noticed that older versions of the CF6-80 have a smaller, stubby exhaust cone and the newer ones are much longer. Why did GE change them? Less drag? It can't make too much difference because I've seen MD11s with both types of cones..