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Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Rolls-Royce Advance and UltraFan™ CTi fan blade flies for the first time

(Tucson, AZ – October 15, 2014) The Rolls-Royce composite carbon/titanium (CTi) fan blade for the Advance and UltraFan™ engine designs has taken to the skies for the first time, marking another milestone for the program.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) achieves successful Light-Off of first Main Turbine Generator Set

Rolls-Royce is proud to announce that the future USS Zumwalt, the first ship of the DDG 1000 multi-mission destroyer class, performed a successful Generator Light-Off of its first Main Turbine Generator Set (MTG) this week. It is now power self-sufficient enabling follow-on systems testing and trials.

Thursday, 25 September 2014

MTU Aiken plant named 2014 South Carolina Manufacturer of the year

South Carolina Chamber of Commerce honors off-highway diesel engine manufacturer for its contributions to local community, economy and environment

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Rolls-Royce powers US Navy Triton trip across US

Rolls-Royce has powered the US Navy's MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) from California to Maryland so it can begin the next phase of testing at Naval Air Station Patuxent River.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

V-22 Flight tests validate ‘Hot And High’ capability for Rolls-Royce AE 1107C Engines

Flight tests have validated a new engine upgrade for Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines powering V-22 aircraft, maximizing 'hot and high' capability up to 6,000 feet of altitude and 95°F.

Monday, 1 September 2014

Rolls-Royce tests composite fan systems for Advance and UltraFan™ at John C. Stennis Space Center

The Rolls-Royce composite carbon/titanium (CTi) fan system for the Advance and UltraFan™ engine designs has completed its most recent phase of testing at the company's outdoor jet engine test facility at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.

Monday, 14 July 2014

Rolls-Royce receives US Air Force certification for C-130 engine enhancement package

The US Air Force has completed final engineering review and approved the Certification Basis for the Rolls-Royce C-130 Engine Enhancement Package.

Monday, 19 May 2014

Rolls-Royce selected to power new Gulfstream G650ER

Rolls-Royce BR725 engines will power Gulfstream's new ultra-long-range business jet – the G650ER, announced today at the EBACE airshow in Geneva, Switzerland.

Monday, 19 May 2014

NOAA 'Hurricane Hunters' complete flight tests with Rolls-Royce T56 series 3.5 engine enhancement

The WP-3D 'Hurricane Hunter' aircraft of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have completed flight tests to qualify the fuel-saving T56 Series 3.5 engine enhancement package developed by Rolls-Royce.

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Rolls-Royce secures design and integrated systems package for Canadian ship owner

Rolls-Royce has won a £16m order to provide design, integrated power and propulsion systems and equipment for a large anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) offshore vessel for ship owner Secunda Canada LP.

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