Only been on the PW
classic 747...but my answer is the RR
. I love the whine of the engines on takeoff. I've read an article written a by an aviation journalist documenting a trip on a BA
747-200 from the cockpit, and I remember that there was one line stating how the pilot said that the rumble of the engines on startup really gets the blood moving through his veins (or something to that effect).
PARIS, FRANCE...THE BEIRUT OF EUROPE.