Thursday, May 23, 2013

PH-BXZ

A Boeing 737-8K2 operated by KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines Registrat,on Number PH-BXZ. The photo was taken at Istanbul Ataturk Airport LTBA. 
© Ali Gurbuz

The first flight was dated on 20th Feb 2008. The aircraft was delivered to KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines on 6th March 2008.

The engines are 2x CFMI CFM56-7B24

The CFM International CFM56 (U.S. military designation F108) series is a family of high-bypass turbofan aircraft engines made by CFM International (CFMI), with a thrust range of 18,000 to 34,000 pounds-force (80 to 150 kilonewtons). CFMI is a 50–50 joint-owned company of SNECMA, France and GE Aviation (GE), USA. Both companies are responsible for producing components and each has its own final assembly line. GE produces the high-pressure compressor,combustor, and high-pressure turbine, and SNECMA manufactures the fan, gearbox, exhaust and the low-pressure turbine, while some components are made by Avio of Italy. The engines are assembled by GE in Evendale, Ohio, and by SNECMA in Villaroche, France. The completed engines are marketed by CFMI.  (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CFM_International_CFM56)

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