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5 Ways the Trent XWB Changed Civil Aviation Forever


The Trent XWB. It’s the world’s most efficient large aero engine – but has as much horsepower as a Formula One engine packed into a single blade. And it’s changed civil aviation for good, enabling longer flights without sacrificing fuel efficiency. In fact, it allows the Airbus A350 to stay in the air longer than any other commercial aircraft.

Translation: travelling from Singapore to Newark (a distance of 9,517 nm) without a stopover.

Want to learn more? Here’s 5 ways the Trent XWB pioneered new frontiers.

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