Together with Lufthansa Cargo, Lufthansa Technik has carried out a test in Frankfurt under real-life conditions of a Trent XWB aircraft engine, provided by Rolls-Royce, which was loaded into a Boeing 777F. This successful loading trial means that now the seamless logistics of providing spare engines via air freight are assured. When prepared for loading, the engine and its transport stand weigh eighteen tons. The engine weighs seven tons (dry weight) and is five meters long; the fan is three meters in diameter. As a result, the engine could only be transported via special flight with an Antonov An-124, an
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