dbo861
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777 Engine Size

Sun Dec 19, 2004 7:46 pm

I've heard a rumor several times that the size of a B777 engine is as big/bigger than the fuselage of a 737. Is that correct?
 
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Sun Dec 19, 2004 7:51 pm

I think its the GE90 & B737 Fuselage.There was a pic somewhere showing A BA B777 Engine & B737 parked face to face.
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Sun Dec 19, 2004 7:57 pm

Gdabski once had a photo of this BA 737 next to a 777 engine on the net, but I'm getting a "page cannot be displayed"... try emailing him, he might still have it  Smile

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RE: 777 Engine Size

Sun Dec 19, 2004 8:48 pm

Yes, the nascelles of the GE90 are larger in diameter than the fuselage of the B737. The PW and RR engines are smaller.
 
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Sun Dec 19, 2004 8:48 pm

Not really what you were looking for, but this photo kinda gives you the idea.


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RE: 777 Engine Size

Sun Dec 19, 2004 8:50 pm

Hi Dbo861,

are you still interested in this pic? I could sent it to you.

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RE: 777 Engine Size

Sun Dec 19, 2004 9:00 pm

The photo is like MAMA WHALE and BABY WHALE.

Sweet

 
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Sun Dec 19, 2004 9:18 pm

I have a copy of it if anyone wants it.....

Its of a BA 737 parked up against a GE90. Quite impressive.


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RE: 777 Engine Size

Sun Dec 19, 2004 11:07 pm

Does anyone know the differences in size between the different 777 engines?

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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 12:20 am

I would appreciate a copy of it too. Does anyone know who the copyright is assigned to?
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 12:48 am

Take a look at this thread in the old photo requests forum http://www.airliners.net/discussions/photo_requests/read.main/6495/ .



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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 12:54 am

Does anyone know the differences in size between the different 777 engines?

There are four generic engines available on the 777-

Ge90 (123-inch fan)
PW4000 (112-inch fan)
Trent 800 (110-inch fan)
 
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 1:06 am

Watched TV saw that Volvo Aero are to buildt parts to the B7e7/A350 GE engines  Big thumbs up

Way to go!

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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 1:37 am

Ge90 (123-inch fan)

Fan blade is one thing... but the engine's diameter in total is up to 135in.




As for the requested pictures of size comparison:



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[edit: since I cannot get the accursed MyAv link to work, here's the BA GE90/737 pic's link]

http://www.myaviation.net/search/photo_search.php?id=00130585&size=large











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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 1:45 am

1st Picture doesn't work for me  Sad

Wow, Big engine! Bigger than the 747-200's thats for sure

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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 3:18 am

There is no way that it could be bigger than the fuselage of a 737... Look at the picture! There is one man standing there. Raise him up a few feet for cargo area, and the floor of the cabin obviously, and you'll see that there is no way that you will be able to fit 6 seats and an aisle, AND overhead bins.... it might be close to the size, but I find it impossible.... anyone else share my opinion here?

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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 3:23 am

I was actually just curious if it was true. But yes, I'd be interested in a pic.

AA777~ it could be possible. I was talking about diameter of the entire engine. If you look where he's standing, it's almost one foot thick of cowling, and it's that way all the way around.
 
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 3:29 am

I looked at the numbers awhile back...the GE-90-94B's diameter is 134 inches, and the GE-90-115B's diameter is 135 inches. 737-500's outer fuse diameter is 13 ft 2 in, or 158 inches. Data taken from the websites of GE and Boeing, respectively.

Still, it's one big mf'ing engine.

Edit: the 737's interior cabin diameter is 11 ft 7 in, or 139 inches, so that's closer (but still bigger) than the engine.

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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 3:37 am

Living in the Seattle area, once in a while you'll see a 777 engine being transported down the road (or other smaller enginers). It's pretty impressive.

Any pictures of those strange transporters that Boeing uses? It is always weird to see the guy sitting in the back BELOW the main structure to steer the rear wheels of the trailer.
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 8:05 am


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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 9:58 am

The 777 does have big engines...


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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 10:05 am

I heard the same on the discovery program that chronicled the 777's development ending with that AA pilot retiring after flying the new bird home to Texas
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 10:14 am

Does this mean that a 777 can taxi past a 737 and have it's wing go over the body of the 737? That would be quite the site to see. So when they say look for FOD do they mean 737's for the 777 pilots? I have indeed been in a UA 777 engine and the damn thing is like a studio apartment.

Thanks again.

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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 11:41 am

Does this mean that a 777 can taxi past a 737 and have it's wing go over the body of the 737?

...perhaps, were it not for those pesky vertical stabilizers  Big grin
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 12:01 pm

Hi KDTWFlyer:

Nice pics  Big thumbs up

But that is not the GE90 correct? I see that the fan have different shape with the GE90.

BTW, anybody know what airplane the GEnx is for? Is it bigger than GE90?
 
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 12:11 pm

But that is not the GE90 correct?

Yes



I see that the fan have different shape with the GE90.

Thusfar, only the GE90-115B and the GE90-110B1 (which is essentially simple derate of the former)





BTW, anybody know what airplane the GEnx is for?

The 7E7, and allegedly the proposed 7E7




Is it bigger than GE90?

No
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 12:56 pm

The 7E7, and allegedly the proposed 7E7

Do you mean the proposed A350?  Big grin
 
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 1:40 pm

yeah, that! Big grin


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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 2:11 pm

A pestering question...

In that picture of the BA 777's GE90 right at the nose of the BA 737, where exactly is the right wing of said 737????

Are the 777's engines mounted that far out?
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 4:44 pm

Well, if not a 737, then DEFINITELY an MD-80!
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RE: 777 Engine Size

Mon Dec 20, 2004 4:53 pm

Another consideration is that engine diameters are generally stated by fan diameter, whereas the nacelle is considerably larger.