World's most efficient engine powers Airbus A350 XWB to Singapore Airshow
Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines have powered an Airbus A350 XWB on a visit to the Singapore Airshow, marking the aircraft's debut public appearance in Asia.
Rolls-Royce starts final assembly of Trent XWB production engine for entry into service
Rolls-Royce has started final assembly of the first production Trent XWB, the world's most efficient aero engine, that will power the first A350 XWB into commercial service with Qatar Airways later in 2014.
Rolls-Royce and Cathay Pacific agree lifetime Totalcare services deal
Rolls-Royce and Cathay Pacific have agreed a TotalCare® support contract for Trent 700 engines that power Cathay Pacific group's 60 Airbus A330 aircraft in-service and on-order with Cathay Pacific group airlines.
Rolls-Royce at the Singapore Airshow 2014
Rolls-Royce is a proud partner of Singapore, having enjoyed a successful relationship for more than 60 years. Today, Singapore is a key business hub for us and all four major business sectors are strongly represented. Along with its joint venture partners, the Group employs more than 2,200 people in the city state and accounts for over 15% of the country's aerospace output. We are committed to playing an active role in Singapore's long term future, and our presence has expanded along with the development of Singapore into an important international business and aviation hub.
On the eve of the Singapore Airshow in 2012 we opened our S$700 million Seletar Campus which integrates advanced manufacturing, research and training facilities. With over 700 employees, 90% of whom are Singaporeans, the Seletar Campus is the Group's first facility outside the UK to assemble at test large Trent aero engines and manufacture hollow titanium wide chord fan blades, a unique technology that has played a vital role in the success of the Trent aero engine family.
For more information on Rolls-Royce in Singapore please see Rolls-Royce Singapore.
Visit us at the Singapore Airshow 2014
Visit us at stand N23 at the Changi Exhibition Centre and view the Rolls-Royce LiftFan® and 3 Bearing Swivel Module (3BSM) which form an integral part of the Rolls-Royce LiftSystem® which enables short take off and vertical landing (STOVL) operations for the supersonic capable F-35 B Joint Strike Fighter. We'll also have a single composite fan blade, along with a Trent swept fan and quarter scale models of our Trent 1000 and Trent XWB engines on display.