Rolls-Royce Trent 1000

By Guy Norris Dec 06, 2023
Sweeping changes and streamlining plan targets fourfold profit increase by 2027 and exit from electric propulsion sector.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Helen Massy-Beresford Nov 28, 2023
Aviation executives say the flight proves SAF can safely be dropped-in for jet fuel, while environmental campaigners say Virgin's world-first is greenwashing.
Airlines & Lessors

By Guy Norris Oct 31, 2023
Boeing has begun certification testing of an upgraded high pressure (HP) turbine blade configuration on the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN version.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Sean Broderick Aug 22, 2023
An EASA order flags Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 turbine blades for targeted inspections to flag a flaw that could lead to engine failures.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Guy Norris May 18, 2023
The engine-maker is pinning its hopes on the geared UltraFan as a low-fuel-burn contender for single- and twin-aisle airliners and reengining opportunities.
Air Transport

By Guy Norris May 17, 2023
A new cooling strategy for the high-pressure turbine is at the heart of the plan to boost Trent 1000 and 7000 durability.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Guy Norris May 15, 2023
Rolls-Royce is now focusing on improving durability and is providing new details of a strategy to double time-on-wing by 2025.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By James Pozzi Mar 10, 2023
Poh Loh Goh, EVP/head of component services in the commercial aerospace MRO division at ST Engineering, talks about its recent LEAP-1A licensing agreement.
Services & Support

By Guy Norris Feb 15, 2023
Propulsive efficiency gains could diminish for bigger turbofans unless nacelle drag can be reduced. Flight tests show promise from a short inlet design.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Sean Broderick Dec 14, 2020
Rolls-Royce remains on track to roll out upgraded Trent 1000 TEN high-pressure compressor turbine (HPT) blades around mid-2021 and does not expect to see any more unplanned Boeing 787 groundings linked to the issue or other identified problems with the engines.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Guy Norris Aug 11, 2020
Rolls-Royce has discovered cracks in the intermediate pressure (IP) compressor blades of higher-time Trent XWB-84 engines during scheduled overhaul but said early detection will enable the speedy development of a fix.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne Feb 28, 2020
Rolls-Royce has reported losses of £852 million ($1.1 billion) as the company continues to tackle issues around the Trent 1000 engine.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Adrian Schofield Dec 12, 2019
Cathay Pacific Airways has agreed to temporarily take over its partner Air New Zealand’s (ANZ) Hong Kong flights, which will help ANZ cover for a shortage of international capacity.
Air Transport