Rolls-Royce plc, a world-leading power systems and services company, announced today that it has been selected by Dassault Aviation to power the new Falcon super mid-size (SMS) business jet with a new engine in the 10,000 pound thrust range.
Rolls-Royce has agreed a long-term TotalCare® services contract with Thai Airways International covering the Trent 500 engines which power its fleet of ten, latest- generation Airbus A340s.
The first pair of Trent 1000 engines has been shipped by Rolls-Royce for installation on the Boeing 787.
Rolls-Royce, a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use in the air, on land, and at sea, today highlighted the importance its relationship with the Japanese aerospace industry.
One of the biggest challenges to the civil aviation industry, both in terms of public perception and technological achievement, is to mitigate the impact of its further success on the global environment, Ric Parker, Director of Research and Technology at Rolls-Royce, said at the UK-Japan Aerospace Forum in Tokyo today.
Aerospace has a strong track record of successful UK-Japanese collaboration and is also a key high value added industry. Its success is important for the economic performance of both countries, Rolls-Royce Chief Executive Sir John Rose said today in a keynote address at the UK-Japan Aerospace Forum 2007 in Tokyo.
The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000, which will power the Boeing 787 Dreamliner into airline service, has successfully completed a number of key tests towards achieving engine certification from the airworthiness authorities.
The Rolls-Royce Trent 700 has been selected by Avion Aircraft Trading to power eight Airbus A330-200 freighters in an order worth around $300 million at list prices.
Rolls-Royce, the world-leading provider of power systems and services, has exceeded 25 million hours of service on corporate and regional aircraft with its AE family of engines.
Rolls-Royce has announced that it had entered into an agreement with Avalloy, South Africa's first producer of superalloys, and the world's first new producer for 15 years.
Rolls-Royce has appointed Ken Roberts as President, Helicopter Engines, effective immediately. Roberts, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, US, will be responsible for the global leadership of the company’s helicopter engine business.
Rolls-Royce, a world leading provider of power systems and services, today opened a new University Technology Centre (UTC) in Composites at the University of Bristol to further develop this technology for future products across its aerospace, marine and energy markets.
The Rolls-Royce Trent 700 has won its first order for the recently-launched Airbus A330-200 freighter through Guggenheim Aviation Partners (GAP), a subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners.
Rolls-Royce has signed a deal for two versions of the Trent engine family with CIT Aerospace, a unit of CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), and a leading global provider of commercial and consumer finance solutions.
British Airways has placed a follow-on order for Rolls-Royce Trent 800 engines to power up to eight additional Boeing 777-200ER twinjets.