Monday, October 7, 2013

RR welcomes Japan order

Rolls-Royce welcomed a decision by Japan Airlines to order 31 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft, which are powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines. The Trent XWB will power 18 A350-900 and 13 A350-1000 aircraft. The engine powered the A350 XWB to its first test flight in June this year at the Airbus base in Toulouse, France. (Source: Rolls-Royce, 10/07/13) Note: Trent XWB engines are tested at Stennis Space Center, Miss. Previous