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  • TeeVee
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    Originally posted by rohank4284 View Post
    Yes, the power of the GE90-110Bs and the GE90-115Bs are very impressive, however, the next powerful non-GE engine would be either the Trent 895 (95,000 lbs. of thrust) for the Boeing 777-200ER/300 or the PW 4098 (~96,000 lbs. of thrust) for the Boeing 777-300, so the GE90-110/115B is "only" about 15,000-20,000 lbs more powerful than the next non-GE engine. Still pretty impressive!

    Regards,

    Rohan
    true, i missed that...

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  • TeeVee
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    Originally posted by SYDCBRWOD View Post
    Have you seen the size of one of those suckers? The true size is disguised because the 777 is such a large aircraft and it looks pretty much in proportion. In years to come when the 777's are retired to the boneyard, renovators will be buying just the engine cowlings to renovate as apartments.
    yes, they are monsters. i don't think i've been on any non-AA 777's. still the trent 892's on AA's birds are pretty friggin impressive.

    often on take-off from MIA when it's particularly hot and humid (almost always) the condensation that forms at the engine intake is pretty cool. hard to see from any seat except first class and rows 8 & 9 in biz class.

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  • SYDCBRWOD
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    Originally posted by Curtis Malone View Post
    I'm afraid not. GE is General Electric, call them at 877-432-3272.
    Translated, that means: a US company.

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  • Curtis Malone
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    Originally posted by Mike71 View Post
    Thanx alot guys for the very detailed information, its really appreciated. Am i correct in saying that GE are a UK company?

    Best wishes

    Mike
    I'm afraid not. GE is General Electric, call them at 877-432-3272.

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  • Mike71
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    Thanx alot guys for the very detailed information, its really appreciated. Am i correct in saying that GE are a UK company?

    Best wishes

    Mike

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  • SYDCBRWOD
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    Originally posted by TeeVee View Post
    "Boeing 777-200LR: GE90-110B (2x 110,000 lbs of thrust) or GE90-115B (2x 115,000)"

    Holy crap! nearly 40,000 lbs more thrust than the next most powerful non-GE engine! that is impressive.
    Have you seen the size of one of those suckers? The true size is disguised because the 777 is such a large aircraft and it looks pretty much in proportion. In years to come when the 777's are retired to the boneyard, renovators will be buying just the engine cowlings to renovate as apartments.

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  • rohank4284
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    Originally posted by TeeVee View Post
    "Boeing 777-200LR: GE90-110B (2x 110,000 lbs of thrust) or GE90-115B (2x 115,000)"

    Holy crap! nearly 40,000 lbs more thrust than the next most powerful non-GE engine! that is impressive.
    Yes, the power of the GE90-110Bs and the GE90-115Bs are very impressive, however, the next powerful non-GE engine would be either the Trent 895 (95,000 lbs. of thrust) for the Boeing 777-200ER/300 or the PW 4098 (~96,000 lbs. of thrust) for the Boeing 777-300, so the GE90-110/115B is "only" about 15,000-20,000 lbs more powerful than the next non-GE engine. Still pretty impressive!

    Regards,

    Rohan

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  • TeeVee
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    "Boeing 777-200LR: GE90-110B (2x 110,000 lbs of thrust) or GE90-115B (2x 115,000)"

    Holy crap! nearly 40,000 lbs more thrust than the next most powerful non-GE engine! that is impressive.

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  • rohank4284
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    Originally posted by saupatel View Post
    Rohan, you must have been really bored .

    PS: I have seen some Emirates 777-300's with Rolls Royce Engines.
    Yep, I was.

    The Boeing 777-300ER or Boeing 77W have only the GE90-115Bs. The older Boeing 777-300's have RR Trent 895s, PW 4098, or GE90-94Bs. Emirates uses a combination of the two versions.

    Regards,

    Rohan

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  • saupatel
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    Rohan, you must have been really bored .

    PS: I have seen some Emirates 777-300's with Rolls Royce Engines.

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  • rohank4284
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    Yep, Pratt and Whitney, Rolls Royce, and General Electric are the three main engine manufacturers for commercial aircraft, however, which brand leads depends on aircraft.

    For instance:

    Boeing 737 Classic and Boeing 737NG:
    are exclusively powered by CFM56 engines. (CFM is a 50-50 venture between GE and Snecma, France)

    Boeing 747-400: CF-6-80 engines (4x 62,100 lbs) were the most popular, followed by PW 4062 (4x 62,000 lbs of thrust), and the least popular were the Rolls Royce RR RB211-524H engines (4x 59,500 lbs of thrust)

    Boeing 757:
    Rolls Royce RB-211 or PW2037-PW2043 (thrust ranges from 2x 37,000-42,500 lbs. of thrust) Not sure which one leads.

    Boeing 767-200 thrust range: (2 engines x 50,000 lbs. of thrust) (PW JT9D-7R4, PW4000, and GE CF6-80A or GE CF6-80C2)
    Boeing 767-200ER: (2x 62,000-63,000 lbs of thrust) (PW-4094 or GE CF6-80C2)
    Boeing 767-300: (2x 50,000 lbs of thrust) Engines: (PW JT9D-7R4, PW4000, and GE CF6-80A or GE CF6-80C2)
    Boeing 767-300ER: (2x 60,000-63,000) RR RB-211-524H, GE CF6-80C2, PW4000
    Boeing 767-400ER: (2x 64,000 lbs of thrust) PW 4000-94, GE CF6-80C2

    on the Boeing 767, the GE CF6 engines are the most popular

    Boeing 777: most popular engine varies by model

    Boeing 777-200: PW 4077 or GE90-77B, PW was most popular (2x 77,000 lbs of thrust)

    Boeing 777-200ER: either (2x 84,000 lbs of thrust) (RR Trent 884, GE90-84B, or PW 4084) or (2x 90,000 lbs of thrust) (RR Trent 892, PW 4090, or GE90-90B) or (2x 94,000 lbs. of thrust) (RR Trent 895, PW 4094, GE90-94B)

    On this version, the GE90 and RR Trent 800 series engines are the most popular

    Boeing 777-200LR: GE90-110B (2x 110,000 lbs of thrust) or GE90-115B (2x 115,000)
    Boeing 777-300ER: GE90-115B

    Boeing 787: RR Trent 1000 or GE GEnx (2x 53,000-70,000 lbs of thrust depending on model) GE has so far been more popular

    Airbus A320 family: IAE V2500 or GE CFM56-5, CFM56-5 or PW 6122 power A318. Both IAE and CFM56-5 are very popular, but I'm not sure which is in the lead. On the Airbus A318, since the PW 6000 is a newer engine, GE has the lead.


    BA Airbus A320s have IAE V2500 engines
    (which is partnership between PW, RR, MTU Aero Engines (Germany), and Japanese Aero Engines Corporation (consisting of Kawasaki, Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries, and # Mitsubishi Heavy Industries)

    Airbus A330:
    (2x 65,000-72,000 lbs of thrust) Engines: CF6-80E1, Trent 700, or PW 4000. I'm not sure about which one's in the lead, but I believe the Trent 700 is, followed by the PW 4000.

    Airbus A340-300: CFM56-5C2/3/4 (thrust range: 4x 31,000-35,000 lbs of thrust)

    Airbus A340-500/600: Rolls Royce: Trent 553/556 (A340-500) and Trent 556/560 on Airbus A340-600

    Airbus A380: GP 7200 (GE and PW alliance) or Trent 970-072 (4x 72,000 lbs. of thrust) GP Engine Alliance has 94 orders to Trent 900, which has 90 orders

    Airbus A350: Ever since the redesign of the A350XWB, GE hasn't been able to provide an upgraded GEnx engine to satisfy Airbus's demands and the two companies have been at odds. Thus, RR Trent XWB is right now the sole engine for the aircraft.

    Hope this answers your question.

    I got this information from the Boeing, Pratt and Whitney, RR, and GE, IAE, and Airbus websites.

    Regards,

    Rohan

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  • ThreeOneBravo
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    There's just too many aiframe/engine combinations to list. There's aircraft which use 3 different engines depending on customer choice. When a new aircraft is designed one or more engine manufacturers are contracted to make the engines for it. If you want to know every engine thats on every aircraft your best friend is wikipedia.

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  • TeeVee
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    i'm pretty sure that engines are "optional" on most commercial aircraft. that is, if you were ordering a 777, you could specify that you wanted either GE or RR engines. It may very well be that certain models only come with certain engines.

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  • Mike71
    started a topic Question about engines on aircraft

    Question about engines on aircraft

    Hi Guys, i i know some of you have a great knowledge about this subject, but, could someone please tell me which aircraft use which engines, eg,

    Rolls Royce - which aircraft use these engines
    Pratt & Whitney - "" "" "" ""
    General Electric - "" "" "" ""

    I believe these are the three leading engine manufacturers, but i'm never sure which engines are used for which aircraft. I flew to Pittsburgh Int'l in 2003 from Heathrow on an AA 777 which had Rolls Royce engines, but, i flew from Glasgow to Heathrow just before that on a BA A320 (?) same day which had Pratt & Whitney engines, i was just curious thats all.

    Thanx in advance for any feedback which is appreciated.

    Best wishes

    Mike

    This is the correct version of my previous post which i managed to post 4 times, lol
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