2008

Wednesday, 16 July 2008 Defence

Triple order success for Rolls-Royce Turbomeca RTM322

The Rolls-Royce Turbomeca (RRTM) RTM322 engine has achieved a triple success with orders to power new twin-engine NH90 helicopter fleets in France, Belgium and New Zealand.

Wednesday, 16 July 2008 Civil

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 starts testing in Japan after “faultless” performance on flying test bed

Rolls-Royce has begun testing Trent 1000 development engines at the facilities of programme partner Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) in Akashi, Japan.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008 Defence

Rolls-Royce signs $900M exclusive power systems agreement with Alenia Aeronautica for C-27J military transport aircraft

Rolls-Royce has signed a nine-year, $900 million agreement with Alenia Aeronautica to be the exclusive propulsion system provider for the C-27J Spartan medium-lift transport aircraft.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008 Defence

Rolls-Royce selected to power Mantis Demonstrator

Rolls-Royce has been selected to power a new UK Ministry of Defence Unmanned Autonomous System (UAS). The Mantis Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrator programme will help inform the UK’s future UAS capability.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008 Civil

Qatar Airways selects Rolls-Royce TotalCare® for A340 trent fleet

Qatar Airways has signed a long-term TotalCare® agreement to support its fleet of four Rolls-Royce Trent 500-powered Airbus A340-600s and one VIP-configured Airbus A340-500.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008 Civil

Rolls-Royce and Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala launch new aviation joint venture

Rolls-Royce and Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala), the business development and investment company located in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, today announced the launch of a new joint venture company to serve the rapidly expanding Middle East aviation services market.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008 Civil

Rolls-Royce expands services portfolio at Farnborough Airshow

Rolls-Royce has increased the strength of its future aftermarket revenues and extended its customer service offering, as a result of agreements reached at Farnborough Airshow this week.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008 Marine

Rolls-Royce wins £84 million of offshore orders in Asia

Rolls-Royce has won £84 million of contracts to supply propulsion equipment for offshore vessels being built in China and Korea.

Friday, 11 July 2008 Civil

Technological excellence at Farnborough Airshow

Rolls-Royce is displaying some of the latest technology from its broad portfolio of products for both its civil and military engine sectors at the Farnborough International Airshow.

Thursday, 10 July 2008 Energy

Rolls-Royce and British Airways launch alternative fuel trial

Rolls-Royce and British Airways today announced the start of a scientific test programme to investigate the viability of alternative fuels for the aviation industry.