LOS ANGELES and LONDON—Rolls-Royce has revealed Liebherr-Aerospace as the surprise joint venture partner with which it plans to develop a power gearbox for its future family of UltraFan engines. The 50:50 joint venture, announced by the two companies on June 10 will be established in Friedrichshafen, Germany where Liebherr will make the initial power train gearboxes. Rolls, which will lead the design definition, integration and testing of the power gearbox, says the joint venture ...


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