2009

Monday, 2 November 2009 Civil

Rolls-Royce wins $350 million order from Turkish Flag carrier for additional Trent 700 engines

Rolls-Royce, has won a $350m order, at list prices, for Trent engines to power five Airbus A330 aircraft for Turkish Airlines (Turk Hava Yollari).

Friday, 30 October 2009 Civil

Rolls-Royce wins $720m order to power ten Virgin Atlantic aircraft

Rolls-Royce has won an order for Trent 700 engines worth $720m, at list prices, to power ten Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330 aircraft. The contract includes long-term TotalCare® service support.

Thursday, 29 October 2009 Investors

Rolls-Royce joins universities and industrial partners in UK Manufacturing Technology Centre

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, welcomes today’s announcement by the Department of Business Innovation and Skills confirming £40 million capital investment in the UK Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC).

Wednesday, 28 October 2009 North America

Rolls-Royce success on U.S. Navy Missioncare contract leads to expanded $90 million award

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a $90 million MissionCare™ contract by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) at NATC Patuxent River to provide support for the F405-RR-401 (Adour) engines that power the U.S. Navy’s T-45 training aircraft.

Monday, 19 October 2009 North America

Rolls-Royce expands US capability; begins construction on new manufacturing facility in Virginia

Prince George County, VA - Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has begun construction at Crosspointe, its new aerospace facility in Prince George County, Virginia.

Monday, 19 October 2009 Marine

Rolls-Royce delivers motion control equipment for Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carrier programme

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today delivered the first part of its £96 million contract to supply a range of equipment to the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers.

Monday, 19 October 2009 Civil

Rolls-Royce AE 3007A2 engine to power new executive jet

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today officially introduced the latest engine in its AE 3007 series – the AE 3007A2.

Sunday, 18 October 2009 North America

Rolls-Royce North American Technologies, Inc. selected by U.S. Air Force to complete advent research demonstrator program

Rolls-Royce North American Technologies, Inc. has achieved a major milestone in the Adaptive Versatile Engine Technology (ADVENT) demonstrator program, and was selected by the U.S. Air Force to proceed with Phase II development.

Wednesday, 7 October 2009 Investors

Gateshead Primary School powers way to Rolls-Royce Science Prize

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today announces that Kells Lane Primary School, from Gateshead, Tyne and Wear has won the 2009 Rolls-Royce Science Prize.

Tuesday, 29 September 2009 Civil

Rolls-Royce BR725 powered Gulfstream 650 debut

The Rolls-Royce BR725 powered Gulfstream 650 ultra-long-range business jet rolled out of the hangar under its own power at Gulfstream in Savannah today. The event marks a major milestone in the programme.