Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Gets FAA ETOPS Clearance

Rolls-Royce has received Extended Twin-Engine Operations (ETOPS) approval from the FAA for the Boeing 787-powering Trent 1000 turbofan. The authorization covers 330 min. of single-engine operations. Rival General Electric, offering the GEnx, is still working on achieving ETOPS approval; Rolls is...

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