Icing Tests Begin For Rolls’ Lean-Burn Demo Trent

Credit: Rolls-Royce
Cold-weather testing of lean-burn combustor technology, a crucial element of Rolls-Royce’s future UltraFan geared engine family, is underway on a modified Trent 1000 demonstrator powerplant at the company’s Manitoba icing facility. Ground tests of the ALECSys (Advanced Low Emissions Combustion...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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