Rolls-Royce Opens World’s Largest Indoor Engine Testbed

Rolls Royce Testbed 80
Rolls-Royce Testbed 80
Credit: Rolls-Royce
Following a series of commissioning runs with a Trent XWB turbofan and after almost three years of construction, Rolls-Royce has officially opened Testbed 80—claimed to be the world’s largest engine testbed—at its Derby, England headquarters. The testbed, which encloses an area of 80,730 ft.² (7,500...

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