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Old 09-08-2022, 08:34 PM
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https://www.flightglobal.com/airfram...150111.article
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Old 09-08-2022, 09:56 PM
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Not good news. The other engine option (RR) died with aerion.
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Old 09-09-2022, 06:38 AM
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Shocked! Shocked, I tell ya.

Boom is the aviation version of Enron and Theranos.
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Originally Posted by Margaritaville View Post
Shocked! Shocked, I tell ya.

Boom is the aviation version of Enron and Theranos.
Dam that’s disappointing. I was looking forward to doing an IAH turn out of Ewr on the boom jet. Down and back in 30 min 😂😂😂
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Old 09-09-2022, 03:12 PM
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Has anyone heard of other engine suppliers that have expressed an interest? One would think…
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Has anyone heard of other engine suppliers that have expressed an interest? One would think…
I heard Continental was assessing what type of engine they could offer
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Originally Posted by bonvoyage View Post
I heard Continental was assessing what type of engine they could offer
couple of GTSIO-520’s ought to get er done

well maybe more than a couple
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Originally Posted by Pinchacabron View Post
couple of GTSIO-520’s ought to get er done

well maybe more than a couple
heard it was Toyota…they found out the turbos on the 2JZ in the Supra we’re so big it could push it to Mach 2.
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Has anyone heard of other engine suppliers that have expressed an interest? One would think…
which manufacturer do you think wants to spend billions developing an engine for a vaporware tech bro fever dream without even a planned use case?
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which manufacturer do you think wants to spend billions developing an engine for a vaporware tech bro fever dream without even a planned use case?
Didn't UA/AA order a few hundred of these things? I get what you're saying though and the article alluded to just that fact. It doesn't seem like this is a financially viable option in the future.
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