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Smokey first A350 engine start

Burning off the preservation oil during the first start of a Rolls Royce Trent XWB engine on an Airbus A350-900 after a scheduled engine change ( More...

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Highflyer1950 4
Reminds me of the Tri-Star…….every start!
bentwing60 3
That occurred with Every start of the oil belchin', flame throwin' shaky start of anything called a "radial engine". Todays over weights would stay home if they ever saw the revival of a set of R3350's for any Super Connie' trip! cheers.
Highflyer1950 2
haha, reminds me of the movie….Flight of the Phoenix, rumblin’, smokin’ & belching :)
chalet 2
Right on, nothing like the deep throated rumble of them 3350s glued to a Super Connie, nothing!!
ADXbear 1
Why is that engine pointed right inside that hangar?
sharon bias 1
Would certainly scare the general public.
coinflyer -3
Ah yes, pollution, the art that mankind has truly perfected.


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