Rolls-Royce Begins T56 Upgrade Production, Eyes AE2100

Rolls-Royce is producing upgrade kits for T56 engines in anticipation of a contract from the U.S. Air Force to retrofit an initial batch of Lockheed Martin C-130H airlifters. The inventory buildup is based on Congress including $15.7 million for engine upgrades in the fiscal 2014 omnibus spending...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.