mNeo
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Cargolux 744F, Diffrent Engine Type...

Wed Feb 23, 2005 4:43 am

While breowing thru the database i noticed that Cargolux's 744Fs have both RR and i belive GE engines. Does anyone know why. It seems that all of them came directly from boeing or are some bought while other leased.

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RE: Cargolux 744F, Diffrent Engine Type...

Wed Feb 23, 2005 4:49 am

Cargolux have 13 744Fs. The first five were delivered with (GE) CF6-80s. All were ordered directly from Boeing bar LX-ICV which is a -428 and was presumably originally destined for Air France.

After the first five CV switched to RR RB211-524s. I have no idea why but I would love to know.

(They have no PW-powered aircraft.)
 
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RE: Cargolux 744F, Diffrent Engine Type...

Wed Feb 23, 2005 12:25 pm

they used to have pratt powered 742Fs
 
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RE: Cargolux 744F, Diffrent Engine Type...

Wed Feb 23, 2005 2:06 pm

thats weird. Still no explanation. One might think that they would stick to one engine not all 3
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