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Rolls-Royce Reveals Aggressive Trent Family Upgrade Campaign – Feb. 22, Aviation Week

By In The News | February 22, 2024
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Rolls-Royce revealed details of its broad upgrade effort for its Trent 1000, 7000 and XWB engine family that seeks to improve durability and bolster longer term market positioning, Aviation Week reported. The upgrades are specifically focused on the widebody sector on the Airbus A330neo, A350 and Boeing 787 programs. These investments are part of Rolls-Royce’s strategic vision that targets a four-fold increase in annual operating profits by 2027 and boost operating margins from around five to 14 percent. The upgrade effort includes new materials, coatings and turbine-cooling systems.

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