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.
Rolls-Royce is confident its cash costs on the Trent 1000 have peaked last year and that costs and issues with the large turbofan engine are fully under control now, the UK-maker said at its FY19 results presentation. On February 28, R-R reported a net operating loss...
All Nippon Airways (ANA) latest commitment for up to 20 extra Boeing 787’s is not significant for the sheer number of aircraft, nor the sub-types (11 787-10s and up to 9 -9s). The surprise in the February 25-announcement is what will be under the wings: the...
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