Rolls-Royce expects its engine production in Singapore to equal that in the U.K. by 2015. Its U.K. factory produces about 250 engines per year, and the Singapore facility at Seletar should assemble 150 in 2014 before it reaches the same number the following year. The Singapore facility currently assembles Trent 900s but will add the Trent 1000, which powers the Airbus A350, in the first half of 2014. Rolls-Royce also is bringing forward production of Trent XWB wide-chord fan blades ...


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