Trent XWB Activity Powers Up With First Flight

The first flight of a Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine kicks off a busy year for the lone engine supplier for the Airbus A350 twin-widebody as a raft of tests and design choices have to be accomplished to keep the program on track. The test flight on an Airbus A380 took place in Toulouse, France, on Feb...

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