The Airbus A330-900 order by Virgin Atlantic will be powered by the Trent 7000 engines from Rolls Royce. Despite the issues with the Trent 1000 on the Boeing 787, Airbus and Virgin Atlantic have confidence in Rolls Royce, which is the exclusive powerplant on the...
Rolls-Royce has been working through a series of durability issues with some of the Trent family of engines. The Trent 1000, which powers early Boeing 787s, and the Trent 900, which powers the Airbus A380 have experienced issues. Other members of the Trent family,...
What engines will power our airliners in 10 to 30 years? In two parts we investigate what engine makers, universities and research agencies have in store. This month is the third anniversary of the entry into service of Pratt & Whitney’s Geared Turbofan on the...
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