2008

Sunday, 27 July 2008 Civil

Rolls-Royce Model 250 Turboprop to power new executive transport aircraft

The Turbine 340, a new Rolls-Royce Model 250-powered executive transport aircraft, was unveiled today by O&N Aircraft Modifications, Inc. at the Rolls-Royce exhibit at EAA AirVenture.

Thursday, 24 July 2008 Investors

Rolls-Royce Group plc Interim Results 2008

Rolls-Royce made strong progress in the first half of 2008, again increasing both underlying profit and earnings per share.

Tuesday, 22 July 2008 Civil

Rolls-Royce secures Trent 700 order with AWAS

Rolls-Royce announced today that AWAS, one of the world’s largest aircraft lessors, has selected the Trent 700 to power up to six Airbus A330s.

Friday, 18 July 2008 Investors

Farnborough Airshow underlines the success of the Rolls-Royce product and services portfolio

Rolls-Royce reported today that it has secured orders worth around $9.3 billion during the Farnborough Airshow.

Friday, 18 July 2008 Marine

Rolls-Royce wins follow-up specialist vessel order

Rolls-Royce has won a £17 million follow-up order to design and equip a specialist well intervention vessel.

Thursday, 17 July 2008 Nuclear

Rolls-Royce sets up new unit to address civil nuclear market

Rolls-Royce today announced that it is establishing a new business unit to address the global market for civil nuclear power.

Thursday, 17 July 2008 Civil

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 to power LCAL’S latest order

Rolls-Royce announced today that specialist leasing company LCAL has selected Trent 1000 engines to power five more Boeing 787-8 aircraft in a deal valued at more than $170 million.

Wednesday, 16 July 2008 Civil

Asiana Airlines agrees engines and services business with Rolls-Royce for Airbus A350 XWB fleet

Rolls-Royce said today that it had reached an agreement with Asiana Airlines of South Korea to supply Trent XWB engines for 30 firm and 10 option Airbus A350 XWB aircraft. Asiana will be the first Korean customer for the Trent aero engine.

Wednesday, 16 July 2008 Defence

GE Rolls-Royce fighter engine team completes STOVL testing

The GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team has successfully completed Short Take Off, Vertical Landing (STOVL) testing on an F136 engine at the state-of-the-art GE testing facility at Peebles, Ohio.

Wednesday, 16 July 2008 Defence

Metalic awarded AU$2 million F136 contract by GE Rolls-Royce fighter engine team

Metaltec Precision International, based in Victoria, Australia, has been awarded an AU$2 million contract to manufacture assembly tooling for the engine that will power the world’s most advanced combat aircraft, the F-35 Lightning II.