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DC-10-30 Vs DC-10-40

Fri Mar 19, 2004 11:08 am

Aside from GE engines vs P&W engines, what are the main differences between the two types.

Also, I have heard the -40 referred to as much less reliable than the -30. Why is this.
 
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RE: DC-10-30 Vs DC-10-40

Fri Mar 19, 2004 11:15 am

The 40 did not have the range of the 30 either, plus the 30 had much higher take off weight.
 
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RE: DC-10-30 Vs DC-10-40

Fri Mar 26, 2004 8:04 pm

The -40 had PW engines, that should answer all of your questions.
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RE: DC-10-30 Vs DC-10-40

Sat Mar 27, 2004 4:30 am

This should give you a good overview of the differences...ah, the miracle of Google...

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