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Rolls Royce postpones Trent 1000TEN HTP issue fix to 2021
Zivile Zalagenaite
Rolls Royce postpones Trent 1000TEN HTP issue fix to 2021

Rolls Royce reports progress solving technical issues affecting three variants of its Trent 1000 engine. The company states it is making good progress with eight out of nine fixes needed. However, as more issues were found with the proposed Trent 1000TEN blade fix solution, the improved blade is now expected a year later than previously ‒ in the first half of 2021. ...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Air New Zealand inks 8 787-10 Dreamliners deal with Boeing

Air New Zealand and Boeing have inked a $2.7 billion (at list prices) worth contract for eight 787-10s. The Dreamliners are to replace the airline’s aging 777-200ERs. The airline, which already operates several Trent 1000-powered Dreamliners, appears to be tired with the never-ending Rolls-Royce engines issues, as it opted for Genx for its new purchase. ...


Rolls-Royce admits Trent 1000 blade issues to prolong groundings
Zivile Zalagenaite
Rolls-Royce admits Trent 1000 blade issues to prolong groundings

Rolls-Royce is facing yet another stumbling block in the way of solving its intermediate pressure turbine (IPT) blade problems on the Trent 1000 engines. Having previously announced being “about to fix” the issue, the manufacturer now is pushing back the date of when grounded aircraft numbers could return to a single-digit level. ...


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After Norwegian Trent 1000 fallout ‒ new safety recommendations

Italian authorities have issued three recommendations to increase Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine safety, following a serious incident in August 2019. At the time, left engine on Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 787-8 broke down shortly after take-off, pouring 4 kg of debris on Italian city streets. ...


AeroTime Team
El Al’s new Dreamliners: fuel efficient headache

El Al Israeli Airlines is currently in a process of fleet renewal, introducing new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The airline expects to receive the final Dreamliner from its order of 16 in the first quarter of 2020; however, it is struggling with Rolls-Royce engines that power 787-9s....


AeroTime Team
Air New Zealand awaits Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engine return soon

Air New Zealand is awaiting its last remaining out-of-service Rolls-Royce engines to return to operation in the upcoming months, the airline has revealed announcing its latest financial results. The flag carrier has been hit by several rounds of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 problems that continue to affect its operations....


Merve Kara
Norwegian Boeing 787 engine fragments rain down on cars, houses

Updated on August 13, 2019. To include comment from the victim. Engine fragments of a Norwegian Boeing 787 fell from the sky shortly after takeoff from  Fiumicino airport in Rome, Italy, damaging houses, roofs, and cars. One person was injured in the incident....


Rolls Royce about to fix Trent 1000 engine problem
Clement Charpentreau
Rolls Royce about to fix Trent 1000 engine problem

Rolls Royce reported a net loss of £909 million (€988.74 million) for the first half of 2019. The manufacturer said it was about to fix the problems affecting its Trent 1000 engines....


Rolls-Royce: EASA to order early Trent 1000 TEN inspections
AeroTime Team
Rolls-Royce: EASA to order early Trent 1000 TEN inspections

After detecting premature High Pressure Turbine (HPT) blade deterioration on Trent 1000 TEN engines, Rolls-Royce announces reaching an agreement with EASA for accelerated inspection regime....


AeroTime Team
Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 gets the green light from EASA

On July 23, 2018, the Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 received formal certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)....