Rolls-Royce is developing a fuel-burn performance improvement package on the Trent 900 designed to keep the Airbus A380 engine competitive in its fiercely contested battle with the Engine Alliance GP7200. “We’re committed to a 1% fuel burn improvement. We’re taking technology from the Trent 1000 and 700EP and putting that into the Trent 900. That technology wasn’t available for the Trent 900 at certification but is part of a package we’ve launched,” says Ian Crawford, Rolls-Royce’s head ...


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