Tag: Rolls-Royce

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens Team Up for Electric Future

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have formed a partnership which aims at developing a near-term flight demonstrator which will be a significant step forward in hybrid-electric propulsion for commercial aircraft. The three companies together announced the groundbreaking collaboration, bringing together some of the world’s foremost experts in electrical and propulsion technologies, at the Royal Aeronautical Society […]

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN Enters Service

Rolls-Royce celebrated the entry into service of its Trent 1000 TEN engine. The engine is designed to power all variants of the Dreamliner family, including the new 787-10. The engine incorporates new technologies to deliver increased thrust and improved efficiency for the aircraft. Earlier this year the Trent 1000 engine celebrated a hat trick of […]

Rolls-Royce Welcomes EgyptAir as New Trent 1000 Operator

Rolls-Royce has welcomed EgyptAir as a new Trent 1000 engine operator, following its decision to lease six Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft from AerCap. The aircraft will be powered by the latest version of the Trent 1000, the Trent 1000 TEN (Thrust, Efficiency and New Technology). This engine incorporates technologies from the Trent XWB and Advance […]

Rolls-Royce Expands Service Network for Business Aircraft

Rolls-Royce announced that it is further extending its global network of Authorised Service Centres (ASC) for its CorporateCare® customers. The global ASC network forms an essential component of Rolls-Royce’s services portfolio for business aircraft and adds to its own existing global aftermarket capabilities. Today Rolls-Royce has 74 ASCs in place with key maintenance providers worldwide […]

World’s Most Efficient Large Aero Engine Receives Certification

The Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97, the latest and most powerful variant of the Trent XWB, the world’s most efficient large civil aero engine, has received formal flight certification, leading the way to the engine entering into service later this year. Certification of the 97,000lb thrust engine, which will exclusively power the Airbus A350-1000, builds on the […]

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Ten Receives Certification

The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN, which will power all variants of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, has been granted full flight certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This important milestone comes as the first set of passenger engines are delivered to the Boeing facilities in Seattle, ready for entry into service later this year. […]

Rolls-Royce Wins $1.5 Bln Trent XWB Order From Ethiopian Airlines

Rolls-Royce has won a major order from Ethiopian Airlines to provide Trent XWB engines for ten new Airbus A350-900 aircraft with TotalCare® service support, further increasing our order book for new engines. In addition, the order includes TotalCare for 14 of the aircraft already in service or on order. In total, the deal is valued […]

World’s Most Powerful Aerospace Gearbox Starts High Power Testing

Rolls-Royce has started power runs of the world’s most powerful aerospace gearbox for the first time, marking another significant step in the development of its new UltraFan® engine design. UltraFan, which will be available from 2025, will offer a 25% fuel efficiency improvement over the first generation of Rolls-Royce Trent engine, with power scalable for […]

Lessors Welcome New Engine Entrants

With next generation engine types the CFM LEAP and the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan having a combined order backlog of nearly 20,000 units, engine lessors are anticipating greater numbers being bought into their portfolios over the next decade. In a six person panel discussing the engine leasing market at Aviation Week Network’s Engine Leasing, […]

Rolls-Royce Wins $300m Order From Lion Group

Rolls-Royce has won a $300m order from Lion Group for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power three new Airbus A330 aircraft, supported by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®. The Lion Group already operates three of the aircraft, all powered by the Trent 700 engine. Edward Sirait, CEO, Lion Group, said: “These aircraft are an exciting […]