Rolls-Royce Trent

Sep 2, 2014 - 4:44 PM
Rolls-Royce is preparing to flight test the new composite carbon/titanium fan system that form part of the Advance and UltraFan technology packages.
First Qatar Airways A350-900
Aug 27, 2014 - 10:11 AM
EASA approval expected in the third quarter, with delivery to Qatar Airways to follow.
Aug 2, 2014 - 4:45 AM
Despite the no-show of the F-35 fighter, the Farnborough show was packed with news.
Jul 17, 2014 - 6:37 AM
Eaton will be responsible for the Trent XWB-97 low-pressure fuel system, starter air system, thermal anti-icing system, engine bleed air system and more.
Jul 17, 2014 - 5:45 AM
The turbofan’s increased thrust is obtained by a combination of new high-temperature turbine technology, a larger core and advanced fan aerodynamics.
Jul 17, 2014 - 3:50 AM
Principal remaining elements include the maximum-energy rejected take-off (Merto) demonstration and long-range, route-proving flights.
AirAsia A330-900neo
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:55 AM
More big orders for the new A330neo account for lion’s share of second day business.
The Trent 900EP2 is the new-build standard for the engine that is to power the Airbus A380.
Jul 15, 2014 - 6:00 AM
Rolls’ engines gain valuable percents in fuel burn, while development of Trent 1000-TEN for Boeing 787-10 continues.
Farnborough 2014
Jul 15, 2014 - 1:20 AM
All the main airliner makers had a lucrative first day at this year’s Farnborough show.
Titanium-aluminide low-pressure turbine blades and proposed cooling arrangements on Rolls-Royce’s proposed future UltraFan engine may owe much to the RB3025 powerplant unsuccessfully offered to power the Boeing 777X. For example, the RB3025 featured a “vortex amplifier” to simplify turbine-blade cooling with HPC air.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:50 AM
UK engine maker Rolls-Royce is pushing ahead with advanced turbofan engine designs for future platforms, with greatly improved efficiency.