Rolls-Royce and Liebherr-Aerospace joint venture

Rolls-Royce and Liebherr-Aerospace have agreed to establish a 50:50 joint venture to develop manufacturing capability and capacity for the power gearbox for Rolls-Royce’s new UltraFan™ engine. UltraFan™, a geared design, is based on technology that could be ready for service from 2025, and will offer at least 25 per cent improvement in fuel burn compared … Czytaj dalej

Air Europa Selects Rolls-Royce For Trent 1000

Air Europa will use engines provided by Rolls-Royce. Trent 1000 will power Air Europas 787-9 aircraft: Spanish carrier Air Europa has selected Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines and TotalCare® long term service support, worth $1.1bn, for 14 new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. Air Europa already has eight Trent 1000-powered 787-8s on order that will enter service … Czytaj dalej

US Marine Corps awards Rolls-Royce v-22 engine services contract

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a new, two-year contract to provide aftermarket engine support for the US Marine Corps and Air Force V-22 fleets, which provides a more than 30 percent reduction in support costs. The contract, through the company’s innovative MissionCare™ model, is valued at up to $287 million and will cover all V-22 aircraft … Czytaj dalej

Rolls-Royce to power new French Airbus Tanker Transport

Rolls-Royce has been selected by Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA) to provide Trent 700 engines and support to power 12 Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft for the Armée de l’Air. France has become the fourth nation to select the Trent 700-powered MRTT aircraft, following the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and the … Czytaj dalej

Azul Brazilian Airlines became a new Rolls-Royce customer

Azul Brazilian Airlines today became a new Rolls-Royce customer with the announcement that it is to operate 11 Trent-powered Airbus aircraft. The airline has also signed an agreement worth $400m for TotalCare® engine service support. Azul, formed in 2008, will operate six Airbus A330-200 and five Airbus A350-900 XWB aircraft powered by Trent 700 and … Czytaj dalej