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Rolls-Royce welcomes Delta TechOps into expanded service network as Trent 1000 work begins

Rolls-Royce has welcomed Delta TechOps into its expanded service network as it begins work on its first Trent engine. Delta TechOps began operations as a Trent Authorised Maintenance Centre, with the induction of a Trent 1000 engine module. The 127,000 sq ft state-of-the-art facility will also carry out services on the Trent 7000 and Trent XWB…. Read More ›

Rolls-Royce and Aselsan agree to explore engine control systems collaboration.

Rolls-Royce has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Aselsan A.S, one of Turkey’s leading electronics companies, to explore potential collaboration opportunities in the area of engine control systems. Commenting on the agreement Bob Stoddart, Rolls-Royce President of Customer Business – Defence, said: “Having had some very positive initial discussions with the team at Aselsan we believe that… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce to strengthen research and development for future aero engines in Dahlewitz.

Rolls-Royce has today revealed plans to develop key aero-engine technologies at its Dahlewitz site in Germany. This follows the ground-breaking in March of a new test-bed for power gearboxes, which will support the development of the next generation of aero-engine designs. Research in Dahlewitz will create technologies delivering lower weight, lower cost, lower fuel consumption and… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce welcomes Kuwait Airways selection of A350 aircraft.

Rolls-Royce today welcomed a decision by Kuwait Airways to order ten Airbus A350-900 aircraft, which are powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines. The new A350s will be the first Trent-powered aircraft to go into service with the airline. Bruce Blythe, Rolls-Royce, Senior Vice President Customers – Civil Large Engines, said: “This decision marks a new era in our relationship with Kuwait… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce supports c.onclusions of report into Trent 900 incident on board Qantas flight QF32 in 2010

Rolls-Royce supports the conclusions of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) report into the failure of a Trent 900 engine on board a Qantas Airways Airbus A380 on 4 November, 2010. Earlier today, the ATSB published its final report into the incident, which happened on a flight from Singapore to Sydney. Colin Smith, Director Engineering &… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce and Safran agree transfer of RTM322 helicopter engine programme to Turbomeca.

Rolls-Royce announced that it has reached agreement to sell its shareholding and interest in the RTM322 helicopter engine programme to Turbomeca (a Safran company).  Rolls-Royce’s 50 per cent interest in the engine programme will be progressively transferred to Turbomeca, which will then hold 100 per cent of the RTM322 programme. Rolls-Royce will receive a cash consideration of… Read More ›

A350 XWB’s Trent XWB engine achieves EASA type certification.

The Airbus A350 XWB programme has achieved yet another important milestone with the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) award of the Engine Type Certification of the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB turbofan. EASA presented the certificate to Rolls-Royce at EASA’s headquarters in Cologne, Germany. This certification covers Trent XWB engines which will power the A350-800 and A350-900… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce and Snecma to initiate joint combat engine studies.

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, and Snecma (Safran Group) have signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence to undertake studies into the next generation of UK and French combat aircraft engines, through their 50:50Rolls-Royce Snecma Ltd joint venture, established in 2001.   Rolls-Royce and Snecma have also announced that they have signed… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce increases corporate aircraft engine services portfolio.

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today announced it will more than double the size of its global network of authorised service centres during 2012. By the end of the year the network will have grown from 9 to 19 corporate aircraft service centres providing customers with specialist support services and technical expertise. The latest… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce awarded $30m contract by Shell in Philippines.

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won a $30 million order from Shell to supply two industrial RB211 gas turbines to boost gas output from the Malampaya deepwater natural gas project in the Philippines. Shell has used Rolls-Royce technology as the mechanical driver for the project’s gas compression trains since start-up in 2001. The additional two… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce invests $10 million in Mount Vernon, Ohio site.

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today marked the construction of a new $10 million office building at its Mount Vernon, Ohio manufacturing site. The two-story, purpose built office facility will house approximately 300 people from the Rolls-Royce energy business located at Mount Vernon. Construction is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2012. Rolls-Royce site… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce Trent XWB completes first test flight.

The Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine has taken to the skies for the first time, powering an Airbus A380 test aircraft in Toulouse, France. The aircraft flew with one of its four Trent 900 engines replaced by a Trent XWB. The Trent XWB is the most efficient civil aircraft engine on offer in the world and… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce wins $210m order from Air Pacific.

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won an order worth $210m, at list prices, from Fiji’s national carrier Air Pacific for Trent 700 engines to power three Airbus A330 aircraft. This is the first time Air Pacific has selected Rolls-Royce engines and the contract includes long-term TotalCare® service support. Announcing the order today at… Read More ›

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