Fri, Mar 14, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The FJ33-19 engine is the perfect match for the D-Jet,
offering the latest technology and a potential performance and
utility upgrade path for delivered aircraft that the current engine
just doesn't allow. While making this change now rather than later
means that initial deliveries will now be in Q2, 2009, we are
confident this is the right choice and in the interest of all D-Jet
customers, as it ensures one configuration and maximum resale value
for all delivered aircraft."
Source: Peter Maurer, president of Diamond
Aircraft. Diamond announced Thursday the company has selected a
newer, higher nominal thrust engine for its D-Jet -- the Williams
FJ33-4A-19 -- and will deliver all D-Jets equipped with the uprated
powerplant, albeit a little later than originally thought.
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