Implementing a technical fix on the first Rolls-Royce TrentXWB flight test engine will delay commencement of those trials into next year. The engine eventually will power the Airbus A350. The exact date for the flight of the Airbus A380 flying testbed equipped with one TrentXWB and three regular Trent 900s has not been set, but it will not take place before year-end, according to Airbus. When Rolls-Royce initially delivered the test engine to Airbus, there was some hope the A380 ...


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