Rolls-Royce announced today at the Power-Gen Europe show in Milan that customers in eight countries had selected Trent 60 engines, including orders for three additional Trent 60 electrical generating sets from two existing customers in Belgium and Australia.
Rolls-Royce today celebrated a milestone as its new gas turbine went into operation on a U.S. Navy warship for the first time.
Rolls-Royce announced today that it has established a joint venture company with GKN Aerospace to carry out research and development into the use of composite materials in aero engine fan blades.
The newest Rolls-Royce aero engine, the BR725, was the key exhibit when Chancellor of Germany, Dr Angela Merkel, today visited the company’s stand (Hall 8, Booth 8302) on the opening day of Berlin Airshow ILA2008.
Rolls-Royce today predicted continued growth in business jet deliveries through the remainder of the decade and forecasts an engine market worth $110 billion over the next 20 years, with medium and large business jets dominating in terms of aircraft and engine value.
Rolls-Royce announced today that THAI Airways International had selected the Trent 900 to power its fleet of six Airbus A380s in a deal valued at $500 million at engine list prices.
Rolls-Royce today formally opened its marine service facility in Mumbai to support the growing shipping industry in India.
Rolls-Royce, the world’s leading engine supplier for business jets, has successfully completed the first run of its BR725 engine at its facility in Dahlewitz, Germany. The selection of the engine to power the new Gulfstream G650 aircraft was announced last month.
Rolls-Royce has been selected to design a research vessel to carry out significant environmental research at both the North and South Poles.
During the first quarter of 2008, Rolls-Royce demonstrated the value of its broad portfolio and of its consistent strategy of investing in technology and capability and access to global markets.
Rolls-Royce announced today that Sichuan Airlines has chosen Trent 700 engines to power its fleet of three leased Airbus A330-200 twinjets from AerCap. The order includes a long term TotalCare® services agreement.
Rolls-Royce has received two new contracts from paper manufacturers in Spain and Portugal for RB211 aero-derivative gas turbine-powered electrical generating sets to be used in co-generation plants. The units are also covered by ten-year TotalCare® service agreements.
Rolls-Royce welcomes the Ministry of Defence’s award of the £13 billion contract to the AirTanker consortium for the UK’s Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft (FSTA) Private Finance Initiative programme.
Rolls-Royce today announced a new order from the Brazilian state oil company, Petrobras, for an additional four gas turbine power generation packages valued at $73 million for use on a new offshore platform.
The GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team has successfully completed a high-altitude afterburner testing program at the US Air Force Arnold Engineering Development Center in Tennessee, including common exhaust hardware for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.