That one is waiting for an engine. RR is way behind and they on low on the list. I think it trashed two motors and they only had one spare. The last I heard, they were talking more than a month before they can get it rebuilt.I was in AMS a little over a week ago, and saw one of their planes parked by the hangars, it was in the same spot a few days later when i came back to AMS, looked like it never moved/
2 blown engines? there has got to be a story behind thatThat one is waiting for an engine. RR is way behind and they on low on the list. I think it trashed two motors and they only had one spare. The last I heard, they were talking more than a month before they can get it rebuilt.
14 FE's for one plane. Is it just me or is that a lot of FE's for only one plane, no pilots let go? Furloughing guys for Mx on a plane, not a very good precident?airplane is awaiting an engine build on RR, shortage on D4's out there. Not 2 blown. Don't count us out just yet boys!! 14 FE's on furlough till jet comes back up from MX.
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNumSQL.asp?NNumbertxt=354FCUnless it has GE's, it's not happening.
So, it's happening?Engine Manufacturer GE Classification Standard
Engine Model CF6-50 SER Category Transport
That was the urban legend 2 weeks ago. Another rumor had it that a foreign buyer was looking at Focus, but the old 25%/49% issues had to be resolved. Pick your rumor du jour.