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Rolls-Royce completes first test with hydrogen engine

It’s just the first of many tests, but Rolls-Royce has successfully completed testing direct-burn of hydrogen in a modified aircraft engine. A number of tests were done in early November as part of a joint program with easyJet. Rolls-Royce completes first test with...

Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 reaches milestone but has its issues

Last week, Rolls-Royce celebrated a “huge milestone” as it announced on Twitter that the Trent 7000 has cleared one million flying hours on the Airbus A330neo since 2019. But on that same day, TAP Portugal CEO Christine Ourmieres-Widener told AviationSource in Lisbon...

Rolls-Royce low-emission combustion system in flight test phase

Rolls-Royce low-emission combustion system in flight test phase

MTU predicts 1.000 GTF deliveries for the A320neo in 2024

Deliveries of Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan (GTF) engines for the Airbus A320neo family alone should reach 1.000 per year in 2024 and even 1.200 to 1.300 engines from 2027 through 2030. Until the end of this decade, over 10.000 GTF engines will need to be...