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A330's Engines....

Mon May 09, 2005 4:48 am

What Etihad A330's do you prefer, the A330-200 RR, A330-200 GE or the A330-200 PW?

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RE: A330's Engines....

Mon May 09, 2005 4:52 am

I like the RR engines, they give it a slender sleeker look, though it gives the impression that its underpowered so i am going to have to go with the GE engines that look in proportion to a plane that size.
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RE: A330's Engines....

Mon May 09, 2005 5:08 am

I like the RR engines as well, makes it look a bit like an A343 with only 2 engines. The GE's and PW's make it look too much like an A300.
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RE: A330's Engines....

Tue May 10, 2005 12:03 pm

Used to be GE but AC and EK's 330s swung me over to RR. The PW is my least favourite.
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RE: A330's Engines....

Tue May 10, 2005 2:56 pm

Definately RR for me.

The A330-200s of bmi have RR engines and they look well cool  Smile


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RE: A330's Engines....

Thu May 12, 2005 6:03 am

Hmm, surprising difference in the appearance of the RR engines compared with the others. I understand that the Trent 900s on the A380 are a LOT bigger (as in physically bigger) and are actually bigger than the more powerful Trent 800s on the 777.
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RE: A330's Engines....

Thu May 12, 2005 6:55 am

General Electric.
Those engines look powerful and are what the A330 looks like, beautiful.

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RE: A330's Engines....

Thu May 12, 2005 7:14 am

Another question: why does Etihad have A 332 with three different engines?

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