Rolls Finalizes A350-1000 Engine Upgrade

As the clock ticks down to the expected first flight of the stretched Airbus A350-1000 in late October, Rolls-Royce has delivered a finalized configuration of the aircraft’s Trent XWB-97 engine for evaluation on the aircraft manufacturer’s A380 flying testbed. The engine, 26002, replaces the first...
Guy Norris

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

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