2009

Wednesday, 23 December 2009 Civil

Rolls-Royce BR725 engine receives FAA Type certification

Rolls-Royce has received type certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its BR725 engine, which powers the world’s fastest civil aircraft, the Gulfstream G650 business jet.

Tuesday, 22 December 2009 Marine

Two new Rolls-Royce offshore vessels for Island Offshore

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won an order to design and equip two diesel electric UT 776 CD offshore service vessels for leading offshore ship owner, Island Offshore.

Wednesday, 16 December 2009 Civil

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 powers Boeing 787 Dreamliner™ first flight

Rolls-Royce has powered the Boeing 787 Dreamliner™ aircraft first flight in Seattle, Washington, USA.

Wednesday, 16 December 2009 Civil

Rolls-Royce wins first order from leading US lessor Aviation Capital Group

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won its first order from US lessor Aviation Capital Group (ACG), for Trent 1000 engines to power all five Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft already purchased by ACG.

Tuesday, 15 December 2009 Defence

Rolls-Royce secures Saudi engine support contracts

Rolls-Royce has concluded contracts with BAE Systems to support the EJ200 engines powering the Typhoon fleet of the Royal Saudi Air Force.

Tuesday, 8 December 2009 Civil

United Airlines selects Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines to power new fleet in $2 billion deal

Rolls-Royce has been selected by United Airlines to power its new fleet of Airbus A350 XWB aircraft.

Monday, 7 December 2009 Marine

Rolls-Royce wins order to supply Waterjets to the UAE Navy

Rolls-Royce has announced an order to supply 24 lightweight waterjets for the UAE Navy’s fleet of fast patrol boats.

Monday, 30 November 2009 Marine

Rolls-Royce strengthens global marine support network with new facility in Genoa, Italy

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has enhanced its global customer support capability with the opening of a new marine service centre in Genoa, Italy.

Monday, 30 November 2009 Civil

Rolls-Royce BR725 engines power first flight of Gulfstream G650

Two Rolls-Royce BR725 engines powered the successful maiden flight of the Gulfstream G650 at 1:41 p.m. on 25 November, 2009.

Thursday, 19 November 2009 Investors

Dubai air show orders and milestones reflect Rolls-Royce technology success

Rolls-Royce has secured orders worth more than $2.3 billion during the Dubai Air Show, demonstrating its strong market positions, its continued investment in technology and access to global markets.