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Earlier this year Rolls-Royce took the unusual step of publicly laying out its strategic vision for developing a new series of large turbofans for the next decade and beyond. Now the company is beginning to detail the first steps it will take to turn this vision into reality. Read the article: Rolls Details Advance And UltraFan Test Plan, Aviation Week & Space Technology, August 25, 2014.

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