Rolls Readies First A330neo Flight-Test Engine

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Less than two years after committing to developing the Trent 7000 for the reengined Airbus A330neo, Rolls-Royce has completed first ground tests on the initial powerplant and is preparing to assemble the first flight-test engines. Such a fast-paced program is only possible because the Trent 7000 is...
Guy Norris

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

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