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Highest Thrust For 747-400

Tue Jun 26, 2001 1:20 pm

I notice there is PW, GE and RR for the 744 engines, but all those maker have different series for the 744, GE for example, in thier CF6-80C2 family, they have the CF6-80C2B1F and CF6-80C2B5F..... PW4000 family PW4056 ...etc and RB211 family RB211-524H2, RB211-524G/H .......etc, but overall, which maker and which series develop the highest thrust for the 744 ???

RE: Highest Thrust For 747-400

Wed Jun 27, 2001 11:21 am

I believe P&W has the highest thrust engine for the 747-400.
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RE: Highest Thrust For 747-400

Wed Jun 27, 2001 11:38 am

According to Boeing's website:
Engines for the 744-

-Pratt & Whitney PW4062
63,300 lb (28,710 kg)

-Rolls-Royce RB211-524H
59,500 lb (26,990 kg)

-eneral Electric CF6-80C2B5F
62,100 lb (27,945 kg)

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