Airbus has installed on the first flight-test A350 XWB (MSN001) its two flight-ready Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines and is also installing the new Honeywell HGT1700 auxiliary power unit (APU) at Airbus’ production facilities in Toulouse (France).
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Engine certification paves the way for A350 XWB first flight in the summer
The Airbus A350 XWB programme has achieved yet another important milestone with the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) award of the Engine Type Certification… Continue reading
Twenty of the Airbus A350 XWB aircraft will be the… Continue reading
The Trent 900 order, which follows the announcement of a letter of… Continue reading
Paul O’Neil, Rolls-Royce, Director of Seletar Campus, said, “The delivery of the first Trent aero engine produced… Continue reading
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won a US$2.6bn order, at list prices, from Singapore Airlines for Trent engines to power 20 Airbus A350-900 and five Airbus A380 aircraft. The order includes long-term TotalCare® service support.
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Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has successfully completed the first run of an upgraded version of the Trent 1000 that will be the launch engine for the latest member of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner family, the 787-9.
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Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines powering the Boeing 787 Dreamliners operated by Japan’s largest airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) have now completed 4000 flying hours in just five months of revenue service with a record 99.9% despatch reliability. This means less… Continue reading
Promising start to engine flight-test campaign one year ahead of A350 first flight
Flight tests to ensure high level of maturity from day one
The A350 XWB’s new engine – the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB – has successfully made its maiden… Continue reading
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, is to power 20 new aircraft for THAI Airways International.
Rolls-Royce Trent XWB and Trent 1000 engines will power 12 Airbus A350 XWB and eight Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft which are part of THAI’s fleet… Continue reading
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has received approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for an enhanced “Package B” version of the Trent 1000 engine which powers the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
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Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won a $350 million contract from Hawaiian Airlines to deliver Trent 700 engines to power five Airbus A330 aircraft. The order includes TotalCare® long-term services support.
The aircraft, to be delivered from 2013… Continue reading