Rolls-Royce Opens UltraFan Composites Plant

Credit: Rolls-Royce
LONDON—Engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has opened a new facility in Bristol, UK to develop composite technology fan blades and fan cases. The blades and cases will be incorporated in Rolls-Royce’s UltraFan engine demonstrator, which aims to reduce fuel burn and CO2 by at least 25% compared to the...
Alan Dron

Based in London, Alan is Europe & Middle East correspondent at Air Transport World.

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