|If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.|
||Thread Tools||Display Modes|
C-2 Greyhound, 8-blades prop, too?
On Wednesday, April 24, 2002 at 5:19:27 PM UTC-7, Transition Zone wrote:
TMOliver wrote in message 1...
Transition Zone pustulated:
Ive notice that E-2's are getting new 8-blade props.
Will C-2's be getting them, too ??
....almost as strange looking as the DC-9 test bed with external
fans/props of the multi-blade curly sort.
I think I remember that. Was that to eventually work towards some
type of another testbed, or was it to work towards a production
model? Like that multi-bladed British Airlines turboprop that
used to fly from England to Dulles (IAD) airport near Washington DC?
Sorry for the Late Reply but, Who knew then and of course Nate Meier has done a Beautiful job here explaining the GE-39 engine development for the 7x7, 7j7 and MD-81 and 727 test beds.
Just like to add; 727 Test bed and;
The "j" stood for Boeing/Japan venture and the "x" stands for new generation aircraft. Also, besides being Noisy, Smelly and Dangerous, The GE-39 couldn't achieve normal forward flight speed.
All said and done the GE90 engine has taken center stage for the 777.
Next up is GENX and RR Tent1000 for 747-8 Intercontinental, 747-8 Freighter, 787 and soon to come 777x
Happy New Yearâ˜º
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Right prop, wrong prop? Wood prop, metal prop?||Gus Rasch||Aerobatics||1||February 14th 08 11:18 PM|
|How to remove prop blades?||Dale[_3_]||General Aviation||0||May 19th 07 01:42 AM|
|V-22 Prop Configuration, 3-vs-4 blades||Don McIntyre||Naval Aviation||23||April 10th 06 03:23 AM|
|Ivo Prop Blades - question||Dave S||Home Built||6||August 26th 05 04:20 AM|
|Sport Prop blades needed||Ron||Aviation Marketplace||0||February 20th 04 12:12 AM|