Engine maker Rolls-Royce recently officially opened a brand-new indoor testbed for the future generation of powerplants. Called Testbed 80 and situated at its Derby headquarters, the facility will be the home of UltraFan when the demonstrator starts ground testing in...
The extension of the contract that confirms Rolls-Royce as the exclusive supplier until 2030 for the Airbus A350-family is a major boost for the Derby-based engine manufacturer. It secures its return on investment on the twin-aisle program, although the Covid-crisis...
It’s not a repeat of the Trent 1000 issues, Rolls-Royce stresses, but now its XWB-84 too needs extra inspections and parts replacement because of high wear of Intermediate Pressure Compressor (IPC) blades. Europe’s EASA is about to release an Airworthiness...
In the first six months of 2020, Rolls-Royce has made good progress by solving most issues with the Trent 1000. The engine maker reported on July 9 that it has reduced the backlog of aircraft-on-ground to a single-digit fleet, most likely helped by the grounding of...
We spoke with Richard Goodhead, Rolls-Royce’s SVP Marketing Commercial Aerospace this morning. Our call was some 25 minutes, so the conversation was broad-ranging – Trent 1000, Pearl, Ultra Fan, and even the B-52 and Covid-19.
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