Rolls-Royce is keeping to its original UltraFan future engine development plan and targeting a fast-paced series of tests through the remainder of 2019, despite its decision earlier this year to withdraw the geared-propulsion concept from Boeing’s new midmarket airplane (NMA) engine competition. First announced by Rolls in 2014, the shift to the geared-engine architecture remains the company’s No. 1 priority for its long-term future gas turbine development plan and, offering a ...

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