Discover Delta // Mystery Engine Revealed
By: Taking Off
On Tuesday, we posted a photo of a mystery engine from our Technical Operations center in Atlanta, and asked you to guess what type of engine it was.
If you guessed the Pratt & Whitney JTD-219, you would be correct! It powers our MD88 fleet.
Takeoff Thrust: 21,000 lbf
Bypass Ratio: 1.74:1
Fan diameter: 54 inches
Length, Flange to Flange: 168.8 inches
Series in service since 1980.
Thanks for playing along and look out for more fun aviation trivia here on Taking Off.