Rolls F130 Dual-Pod Engine Tests Underway For B-52

Credit: Rolls-Royce
COLORADO SPRINGS—Rolls-Royce has begun tests of the F130 turbofan for the U.S. Air Force B-52H re-engining program in the bomber’s distinctive twin-podded configuration for the first time. Initial results have been “very positive,” says the engine maker, which is conducting the work at its test...

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