By The Nation
Senior vice president Ewen McDonald said THAI would carry out maturity and cyclic testing on the engine, providing a fuller understanding of engine performance over a sustained period of operation.
Alongside sustained growth in engine production, Rolls-Royce is currently introducing three new, large civil aero engines.
The high-thrust version of the Trent XWB – the Trent XWB-97 – will enter service in the coming weeks on the Airbus A350-1000.
The Trent 7000 will power the A330neo later this year, and the Trent 1000 TEN entered service last November, powering the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.