2019 Engine Yearbook
A new Challenge

A New Challenge, a Blank Sheet of Paper And a Tight Deadline


In 2018, a new challenge emerged when a member of the Trent family of engines, the Trent 1000, began to require upgrades earlier than expected. (For a full explanation of this issue, see here.)

Right away, Rolls-Royce sought to resolve the issue and minimise service disruptions for its customers. Enter a top-tier team of its engineers who developed an entirely new way to repair an engine.

Their tenacity paid off, and the resulting ‘near-wing’ technique has accelerated the response significantly.

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