Rolls-Royce Runs First Composite Fan And Case Combo On Trent 1000

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Rolls-Royce has begun ground tests of a modified Trent 1000 in which both the fan blades and fan case are made from composite material, marking a key step toward development of the company’s next-generation geared UltraFan engine family.The fully integrated tests mark the finale of the Advanced Low...

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