The already relentless pace of the Trent engine program for the Boeing 787 is accelerating to new levels as Rolls-Royce ramps up flight- and ground-test development work on new and major derivatives of the Trent 1000. While flight tests of the Trent XWB-powered Airbus A350-900 get underway at Toulouse, Rolls is also supporting preparations for first flight of the latest “Package C” upgrade for the Trent 1000 which will power the soon-to-fly Boeing 787-9, as well as the baseline 787-8. ...


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