In the build-up to first flight of the Boeing 787-9 later this month (see p.1), Rolls-Royce (R-R) has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) type certification for the latest Package C variant of the Trent 1000, which will be the first to fly on the stretched aircraft. FAA certification is expected to follow soon with Part 33 approval for the engine. EASA type certification comes as the engine continues to be wrung out during flight tests on ZA004, the fourth 787 development ...

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