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Rolls-Royce plc
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F136 Test Fighter Jet Engine In Preparation
15 September, 2010
The fifth development engine from Rolls-Royce for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter is in preparation for entering flight testing next year
Swept Fan Blade Patent Infringement Claim Lodged
30 August, 2010
Rolls-Royce amends complaint against UTC for alleged infringement of the company’s swept fan blade patent
Moving Vessel Profiler To Be Upgraded On Thomas Jefferson
04 August, 2010
System for enabling underwater profiling from a moving vessel on board the NOAA Thomas Jefferson to be upgraded with improved sensor suite from Rolls-Royce for marine profile activities in the Gulf of Mexico
Fuel Efficient Trent XWB Engines Enter Production Runs
21 June, 2010
Rolls-Royce is celebrating the start of production runs of the environmentally sensitive Trent XWB engine which will be used to power the Airbus A350 XWB aircraft
Lean Burn Aero Engine Development Success
31 May, 2010
Rolls-Royce has successfully run the two-shaft engine of the E3E program for generating aircraft power with lower fuel consumption and emissions with higher power to weight ratio
Naval Marine Power Acquisitions
05 May, 2010
Rolls-Royce Has Acquired Canadian ODIM Spectrum and Brooke Ocean, swelling the company’s product range for the naval propulsion market
MT7 Common Core Engine Technology Demonstrated in Marine Application
03 May, 2010
Ship to Shore Connector vehicle for use by the US Navy gains benefit from the MT7 engine from Rolls-Royce based on the AE 1107 turboshaft unit
FAA Approvals Received for Embraer Legacy 650 Engine
03 May, 2010
The AE 3007A2 engine from Rolls-Royce for use in the latest large executive jet from Embraer has been granted type approval and production certification from the FAA
Marine Corps Tanker Aircraft Engine Contract
08 April, 2010
Rolls-Royce will supply aero-engines for the KC-130J Super Hercules tanker fleet operated by the US Marine Corps
F136 Engine Milestone Reached by GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team
24 March, 2010
Afterburner tests successfully completed on the F136 engine which included the engine nozzle which is common to the joint strike fighter aircraft
LiftSystem Demonstration on Successful Lightning II Vertical Landing
22 March, 2010
The Rolls-Royce LiftSystem vertical lift propulsion system demonstrated its capabilities with the successful vertical landing of an F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter at Patuxent River
MissionCare Maintenance Contract for US Navy Osprey Aircraft
11 March, 2010
Tilt-rotor Osprey Aircraft belonging to the US Navy and Marines will be maintained and supported by Rolls-Royce under MissionCare contract
Hamilton Sundstrand to Supply Digital Engine Control Systems fro Rolls-Royce
24 February, 2010
FADECs from Hamilton Sundstrand will be used by Rolls-Royce on smaller helicopter engines with under 2000 shaft horsepower
Modest Growth Expected in Military and Civil Helicopter Markets
24 February, 2010
Rolls-Royce is forecasting over 16,000 turbine helicopters to be built for both the civil and military aviation market during the next ten years
Service and Support Contract for MD 500 Helicopter Engines
24 February, 2010
Aeropower and Rolls-Royce reach TotalCare agreement on servicing support for M250 engines used on MD 500 Helicopters owned by Aeropower
Corporate and Law-Enforcement Helicopter Engine Retrofit MOU
23 February, 2010
Bell Helicopter and Rolls-Royce have agreed to explore possibilities for retrofitting Turboshaft engines to JetRanger helicopters used in a variety of applications including homeland security and law enforcement duties
Digital Engine Control Contract for Use on US Army Helicopters
23 February, 2010
The OH-58 Kiowa Warrior helicopters owned by the US Army to be equipped with digital engine control for the M250 engine
Gulfstream G650 engine gains FAA type certification
28 December, 2009
With FAA certification for the BR725 engine from Rolls-Royce, the USA joins Europe in completing G650 airworthiness approvals
Continued US support for F136 engine welcomed by Rolls-Royce
23 December, 2009
Funding for the F136 engine will continue, providing competition for the Joint Strike Fighter propulsion program
Trent XWB engines to power United Airlines A350 fleet
10 December, 2009
United Airlines has chosen Rolls-Royce to supply engines for its future fleet of 25 A350 Airbus aircraft
Rolls Royce plc - Nuclear Submarine Support
25 July, 2007
The UK MoD has signed a partnering contract with Rolls-Royce worth up to £1 billion over 10 years for the provision and through-life support of pressurised water reactors for the Royal Navy's nuclear powered submarines over the next ten years.
Rolls-Royce - Record Orders At Paris Air Show 2007
22 June, 2007
Rolls-Royce confirmed today that it had secured business worth a total of $15.1 billion at the Paris air show.
Rolls-Royce wins second Trent 700 order for A330 Freighter
25 May, 2007
The Rolls-Royce Trent 700 has been selected by Avion Aircraft Trading to power eight Airbus A330-200 freighters in an order worth around $300 million at list prices. Deliveries to the Reykjavik-based leasing company are scheduled to begin in 2010.
Rolls-Royce AE Engine Family Hits 25 Million Hours Milestone
22 May, 2007
Rolls-Royce has exceeded 25 million hours of service on corporate and regional aircraft with its AE family of engines.
Rolls-Royce - RB211 For Canadian Gas Pipeline
18 April, 2007
Rolls-Royce RB211 gas compression packages ordered for Canadian gas pipeline
Rolls Royce - Trent First Order For A330 Freighter
11 April, 2007
The Rolls-Royce Trent 700 has won its first order for the recently-launched Airbus A330-200 freighter through Guggenheim Aviation Partners (GAP), a subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners. GAP has selected the engine for up to six aircraft in a deal worth around $200 million to Rolls-Royce at list prices. Deliveries to the US-based cargo leasing specialist will start in 2010.
Rolls-Royce Quarterly Update Announcement
04 April, 2007
Quarterly news update from Rolls-Royce: first quarter review, 2007
Rolls-Royce Trent Order From CIT Aerospace
03 April, 2007
Rolls-Royce has signed a deal for two versions of the Trent engine family with CIT Aerospace. CIT Aerospace is purchasing the Trent 700 to power four firm and seven option Airbus A330s, and the Trent 1000 for two firm Boeing 787s on order and options to equip three additional 787s.
Rolls Royce Trent For British Airways 777-200ERs
02 April, 2007
British Airways has placed a follow-on order for Rolls-Royce Trent 800 engines to power up to eight additional Boeing 777-200ER twinjets. The deal, which involves four firm aircraft, plus four options, is potentially worth $320 million at engine list prices.
Rolls-Royce and Bombardier 500th BR710 Engine Delivery
27 March, 2007
Rolls-Royce and Bombardier celebrate 500th BR710 engine delivery
Rolls-Royce and Embraer - 2,000th AE3007 Engine Delivery
27 March, 2007
Rolls-Royce and Embraer celebrate the 2,000th AE3007 engine delivery
Rolls-Royce board visits Singapore
14 March, 2007
Rolls-Royce board visits Singapore
Rolls-Royce to Sponsor London Symphony Orchestra 2007 Tour
08 March, 2007
Concerts in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou to feature Principal Guest Conductor Daniel Harding, Pianist Lang Lang and Violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann.
Finnair places first order for Rolls-Royce Trent XWB
07 March, 2007
Rolls-Royce today announced that Finnair has become the first customer to select the Trent XWB to power its new fleet of 11 firm, plus four option, Airbus A350 XWB twinjets. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2014.
Rolls-Royce joins with Heli-Lynx for AS355 upgrades
03 March, 2007
Rolls-Royce has reached an agreement with Heli-Lynx Helicopter Services to upgrade Eurocopter AS355 aircraft.
Rolls-Royce Unveils Technology Enhancements
03 March, 2007
Rolls-Royce has announced three new technology enhancements for Model 250 engines:
Rolls Royce - New Chief Commercial Officer
02 March, 2007
Mark King appointed Chief Commercial Officer for Rolls-Royce Large Engines business
Rolls-Royce RR300 to power new Robinson helicopter
02 March, 2007
Rolls-Royce will supply a new turboshaft engine to power Robinson Helicopter Company's new R66 rotorcraft, it was announced today at Heli Expo.
Rolls Royce - Increases Forecast For Helicopter Turbine Market
01 March, 2007
Rolls-Royce increases forecast for global turbine helicopter market
Rolls-Royce, Air Evac Lifeteam upgrade medical aircraft
01 March, 2007
Rolls-Royce has reached an agreement with Air Evac Lifeteam to upgrade the powerplants in its fleet of medical helicopters.
Rolls-Royce and Birmingham University Partnership
22 February, 2007
Rolls-Royce today launched two strategic partnerships with the University of Birmingham that expand the work scope of the materials technology centre established there in 1991.
Rolls Royce Wins Major Ship Design
19 February, 2007
Rolls-Royce wins major ship design and equipment contracts in South America
Rolls Royce Trent 1000 Selected for Boeing 787
16 February, 2007
Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 selected for Boeing 787 corporate jet
Rolls Royce Wins Order To Power New European Gas Pipeline
16 February, 2007
Rolls-Royce has won an order from MEDGAZ for three of its latest technology RB211 gas turbine packages to power a new Mediterranean sub-sea pipeline to transport natural gas from Algeria to Spain.
Rolls-Royce awarded $235m USAF services agreements
02 February, 2007
Rolls-Royce has signed two contracts with the US Air Force for aftermarket services and spares for C-130J military transport aircraft. The two contracts have a total value of up to $235 million over five years.
Rolls-Royce $200m V2500 Deal
23 January, 2007
Rolls-Royce takes $200 million share of Spirit V2500 deal.
Rolls Royce & Singapore Airlines Trent 800 Engine Agreement
11 January, 2007
Rolls-Royce signs Trent 800 TotalCare agreement with Singapore Airlines
Rolls Royce - 4th Quarter Review
22 December, 2006
Quarterly news update from Rolls-Royce: fourth quarter review, 2006
Rolls-Royce Wins $50m Australian Shiplift Contract
19 December, 2006
Rolls-Royce is to provide the Government of South Australia with an A$50m shiplift which will be a key element of a major new shipbuilding and ship repair development at Techport Australia.
Rolls-Royce - Engine Overhaul Agreement For First Choice
15 December, 2006
Rolls-Royce has signed a new agreement with First Choice Airways to provide complete engine overhaul for Rolls-Royce RB211-535s on 12 of the airline's Boeing 757 aircraft. The deal is worth up to £45 million over the next five years.
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