Rolls-Royce Completes BR725 Engine Test

Aviation International News » June 2008
June 4, 2008, 6:08 AM

Rolls-Royce last month made the first run of the 16,000-pound-thrust BR725 engine at its facility in Dahlewitz, Germany. The turbofan was selected to power the new Gulfstream G650, which was unveiled in mid-April. Initial flight-test engines will be delivered to Gulfstream later this year, and the G650 is slated to fly in the second half of next year.

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