and lighter than the AE 2100 (Croswell, 2006). The fuel consumption rate of the PW150 is slightly higher than that of the AE 2100. A more detailed study including installation, operational, and financial analysis is needed to make a selection between these two candidates.

REFERENCES

Unpublished

Bennett Croswell, Vice President for Military Development Programs, Pratt & Whitney, “Pratt & Whitney presentation,” Presentation to the committee on May 24, 2006.

Norm Egbert, Vice President for Engineering and Technology, and Ron York, Vice President for Special Projects, Rolls-Royce, “Rolls-Royce presentation,” Presentation to the committee on May 24, 2006.

Paul Freestone, Vice President and Customer Business Executive, Rolls-Royce, “Commercial airlines business transactions,” Presentation to the committee on June 13, 2006.



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