Rolls-Royce has dispatched the first ‘shipset’ of four engines for Emirates. This is part of the engine manufacturer’s largest ever order. The Trent 900 engines left the Rolls-Royce site at Derby, UK, where they were assembled, for Airbus in Toulouse, France, where they will be fitted to an A380 aircraft. Rolls-Royce is providing Trent 900 engines and TotalCare service for 50 Emirates A380s, the first of which will enter service later this year. Eric Schulz, president of Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace, said: “This is an important milestone in delivering the largest order in our history for a highly-respected customer. “We look
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