2007

Thursday, 20 September 2007 Civil

Rolls-Royce receives $110M share of BOC Aviation V2500 order

Rolls-Royce will take a share of around $110 million from an order for V2500 engines from Singapore-based BOC Aviation.

Monday, 17 September 2007 Investors

Rolls-Royce marks £100 million investment with opening of two new facilities in Derby

Derby South MP the Rt Hon Margaret Beckett is the guest of honour today (Monday, 17 September) as Rolls-Royce marks investment programmes totalling around £100 million by formally opening two additional world-class aerospace facilities in the city – a manufacturing centre for aero engine components, and one of the world’s largest test beds.

Thursday, 13 September 2007 Civil

Icelandair awards $100m maintenance contract to Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce has signed a new engine overhaul agreement with Icelandair, covering the RB211-535s which power the airline's fleet of 21 Boeing 757s.

Thursday, 13 September 2007 Investors

Changes to the Rolls-Royce Group plc Board

Rolls-Royce announced today that Iain Conn, an independent non-executive director, has been appointed as the Senior Independent Director and John Rishton, an independent non-executive director, has been appointed as the Chairman of the Audit Committee, in succession to Peter Byrom who will remain on the Rolls-Royce Board.

Friday, 31 August 2007 Civil

Rolls-Royce wins $400m share of Tiger Airways V2500 order

Rolls-Royce has won business worth up to $400 million as its share of an order for V2500 engines and aftermarket services from Singapore’s Tiger Airways.

Wednesday, 29 August 2007 Investors

Rolls-Royce links with Karlsruhe University on ‘hot-end’ engine technology

Rolls-Royce today opened a new University Technology Centre (UTC) at Karlsruhe University in Germany to research cooling in gas turbine combustors and turbines and related technologies required to improve the fuel efficiency and environmental performance of future aero engines.

Tuesday, 28 August 2007 Defence

Most powerful RTM322 achieves certification

The most powerful version of the RTM322 turboshaft engine to date has received its Civil Type Certificate from the European Aviation Safety Agency, Rolls-Royce Turbomeca (RRTM) said today

Friday, 17 August 2007 Defence

Rolls-Royce selected for Advanced Technology Research Programme for US Military

Rolls-Royce has been selected to develop technology for the ADVENT programme, the next-generation propulsion system for the US Air Force. The work will be carried out at the Group’s LibertyWorks™ research unit at Indianapolis, US.

Thursday, 16 August 2007 North America

American Airlines and Rolls-Royce celebrate 1,500 engine event at TAESL

American Airlines and Rolls-Royce today celebrated the 1,500th engine to come through the joint venture maintenance and repair facility, Texas Aero Engine Service Ltd (TAESL) in Fort Worth, Texas.

Tuesday, 7 August 2007 Civil

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 for Boeing 787 receives ‘Ticket to Fly’ on 7/8/7

The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000, launch engine for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, has received its airworthiness certification on schedule and just 18 months after the engine’s first ground run.