Rolls-Royce has shipped the first flight-compliant Trent 1000 TEN engine to Boeing in Seattle, raising the stakes in the battle for 787 market share and paving the way for service entry on the current 787 models in 2017 and the new stretch 787-10 the year after. The TEN (Thrust, Efficiency and New Technology) incorporates a scaled version of the advanced compressor developed by Rolls for the Trent XWB-84 used on the Airbus A350, as well as other technologies perfected on the ...

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