Boom, Rolls-Royce Team On Overture Supersonic Study

By Guy Norris Jul 30, 2020
High-speed airliner developer Boom Supersonic and engine-maker Rolls-Royce have agreed to study propulsion system concepts for the Colorado-based company’s proposed Mach 2.2 Overture aircraft design.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Rolls-Royce ACCEL To Fly Later This Year

By Tony Osborne Jul 24, 2020
Rolls-Royce is planning to make the first flight of its ACCEL high-speed electric-powered aircraft later this year.
Emerging Technologies

Despite $3.8B COVID Hit, Rolls-Royce Sees Gradual Recovery in Air Travel

By Tony Osborne Jul 09, 2020
Aero-engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has taken a £3 billion ($3.8 billion) hit to its finances as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Rolls-Royce Reaffirms Electric Push As Part Of Zero Carbon Commitment

By Guy Norris Jun 05, 2020
UK engine maker Rolls-Royce has reasserted plans to focus on electrification and alternative fuels as part of a broader corporate commitment to…
Aircraft & Propulsion

A&D Primes Sell Consultancy Exostar to Private Equity

Jun 02, 2020
U.S. defense prime contractors and aerospace OEMs will sell their 20-year-old industry consultancy Exostar to private equity buyer Thoma Bravo
Supply Chain

Rolls-Royce Planning 9,000 Job Cuts, Facility Review

By Tony Osborne May 20, 2020
Aero-engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce is looking to cut 9,000 jobs from its 52,000-strong workforce as the company restructures in the face of the coronavirus crisis.
Aircraft & Propulsion

USAF Opens Bidding Phase Of B-52 Re-Engine Competition

By Steve Trimble May 20, 2020
The request for proposals invites bids from GE Aviation, Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce to supply 608 engines.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Rolls-Royce Warns Of Job Cuts; Aligns To COVID-19 Conditions

By Tony Osborne May 07, 2020
Rolls-Royce says it is “actively pursuing” changes to its business to better align with medium-term market conditions as the coronavirus pandemic hits engine production and maintenance volumes.
Aircraft & Propulsion

USAF Releases Draft Solicitation For Re-engining B-52 Fleet

By Steve Trimble Apr 24, 2020
The release of the second draft on April 24 by the Air Force Lifecycle Management Center moves the competition closer to a formal bidding phase scheduled to begin later this year.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Rolls-Royce Reports Losses As Trent 1000 Fixes Progress

By Tony Osborne Feb 28, 2020
Rolls-Royce has reported losses of £852 million ($1.1 billion) as the company continues to tackle issues around the Trent 1000 engine.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Rolls-Royce Advancing E2SG Tech For Tempest Fighter

By Tony Osborne Jan 09, 2020
Rolls-Royce says it is eyeing additional phases of its research into Embedded Electrical Starter Generator tech to look at advanced thermal management systems.
Defense and Space

Rolls-Royce Opens UltraFan Composites Plant

By Alan Dron Jan 09, 2020
Engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has opened a new facility in Bristol, UK to develop composite technology fan blades and fan cases.
Air Transport

Turkish Aerospace Preparing Third Prototype T625 For Flight Test

By Tony Osborne Jan 07, 2020
Turkish Aerospace has rolled out the third prototype of its T625 Gokbey twin-engine medium helo as it begins to accelerate the aircraft’s flight-test program.
Defense and Space

Defense Stocks Led Gains While Commercial Anchored By Boeing

By Michael Bruno Jan 04, 2020
Publicly traded shares of aerospace and defense companies around most of the Western world ended 2019 about 34% above where they began a year ago, and 6% better off than major stock market indices, Wall Street analysts said in year-end reports.
Air Transport

Activist Investor Leaves Rolls-Royce Board

By Michael Bruno Dec 13, 2019
Bradley Singer, COO of activist investor ValueAct Capital, left Rolls' board of directors Dec. 9.
Business Aviation

Activist Investor Leaves Rolls-Royce Board

By Michael Bruno Dec 11, 2019
British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce said Bradley Singer, the chief operating officer of activist investor ValueAct Capital and Rolls-Royce’s largest shareholder, left the board of directors Dec. 9.
Air Transport

ATI, GE Aviation Renew Key Jet Engine Forging Supply Contracts

By Michael Bruno Dec 10, 2019
Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Technologies (ATI) and GE Aviation have reached agreement on several new long-term contracts worth a total of around $2.5 billion to ATI for the supply of iso-thermal and hot-die forgings used in the manufacture of commercial jet engines, the companies announced Dec. 10.
Air Transport

 

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