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Old 02-11-2020, 10:17 AM
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Default XP-400 follow-on

XP-400 follow-on

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/...ly-2016-crash/

https://www.aviationpros.com/engines...aircraft-crash
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Old 02-11-2020, 08:04 PM
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I wonder how many of those XP-400 engines really got sent back. I heard some people were going to keep them.
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Old 02-11-2020, 09:25 PM
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Why would anyone keep one. They have essentially no value.

-Andy
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Old 02-12-2020, 07:27 AM
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Why would anyone keep one. They have essentially no value.

-Andy
Same reason someone would put a Subura in a RV. They like them and may choose to take the liability of it on themselves.
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