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2008

Rolls-Royce marks 50 year partnership with Gulfstream

Rolls-Royce marked 50 years of partnership with Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation - the longest partnership in business aviation

Rolls-Royce logo on Derby factoryQantas A380 arrival marks Rolls-Royce Trent 900 debut in North America

The first commercial flight of the Rolls-Royce Trent 900-powered Airbus A380 to North America, operated by Australia’s flag carrier, Qantas, arrived at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) today.

Development begins at new Rolls-Royce Aerospace facility in Virginia

Development is now underway at the new Rolls-Royce aerospace manufacturing facility located on 1,000 acres of the Crosspointe Center property in Prince George County, Virginia.

Rolls-Royce explores future RR500 Turboprop applications with Mooney Airplane company

Rolls-Royce announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mooney Airplane Company to discuss future RR500 TP-powered aircraft applications.

Rolls-Royce expands small engine range RR500 Turboprop for general aviation market

Rolls-Royce today announced the launch of a new turboprop engine, the RR500, the company's fifth new civil engine program in 24 months. The announcement exemplifies the company's strategy of creating new market opportunities by expanding its portfolio of engines, the most extensive in the aerospace industry.

Rolls-Royce explores future RR300 applications with Rotorway International

Rolls-Royce announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Rotorway International to discuss future RR300-powered helicopter applications.

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.

Rolls-Royce reaches Advent technology milestone

Rolls-Royce has achieved a significant milestone in the Adaptive Versatile Engine Technology (ADVENT) research programme into next-generation US military aerospace platforms, with the successful completion of the Preliminary Design Review (PDR).

Rolls-Royce welcomes new sponsors for 10th annual National Aviation Heritage Invitational

Rolls-Royce will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the National Aviation Heritage Invitational at the Reno Air Races in Reno, Nevada on September 10-14, 2008, joined by new sponsors Air Transport World, Speed News and Airmail Greetings.

Rolls-Royce names senior team for new US facility

Rolls-Royce has appointed Bob Stoddart and Tom Loehr to lead the development of Crosspointe, its new aero engine facility to be built in Prince George County, Virginia.

Rolls-Royce names new President, Helicopter Engines

Rolls-Royce has appointed Ken Roberts as President, Helicopter Engines, effective immediately. Roberts, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, US, will be responsible for the global leadership of the company’s helicopter engine business.

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