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Rolls-Royce to sell ITP Aero

Rolls-Royce has signed a definitive agreement to sell 100% of its Spanish aero engine operation ITP Aero to Bain Capital Private Equity

Rolls-Royce to power USAF B-52 bombers

Rolls-Royce North America has been selected to provide the powerplant for the US Air Force’s B-52 Stratofortress under the Commercial Engine Replacement Program, meaning that US-made F130 engines will power the aircraft for the next 30 years

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Rolls-Royce wins $2.6bn B-52H re-engining contract

Rolls-Royce has emerged as the winner of the competition to re-engine the USAF's 76-strong fleet of Boeing B-52H Stratofortress long-range strategic heavy bombers, beating off competition from GE Aviation and Pratt & Whitney

Lockheed Martin highlight UK benefits of F-35 programme

Lockheed Martin has detailed the current and future economic benefits to the UK of the F-35 stealth fighter programme stating gains to date of around £9bn, a figure which would continue to rise through to the late-2030s

The world’s largest indoor aerospace testing facility

Rolls-Royce has officially opened Testbed 80. Mark Broadbent looks at what it offers and why in this case bigger really is better

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The story of how airliner jet engines evolved

The turbine powerplants for the commercial airliners of today are worlds apart from those of the 1950s. But what has changed since the start of the Jet Age? Key.Aero recounts the main milestones of jetliner propulsion to explain how we got to where we are

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Tempest fighter to offer UK economic windfall

A newly released report by PricewaterhouseCoopers has stated the UK’s Tempest programme, intended to deliver a sixth-generation fighter fully in to service from 2040, will provide a significant boost to the national economy over the next 30 years

The Vulcan’s engine

When you say XH558, for many people one thing immediately springs to mind: the Vulcan howl…

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FlyPast Classics: Griffon-engined Seafires

Marrying the Rolls-Royce Griffon powerplant with the already successful Merlin-engined Supermarine Seafire...

The history of the Rolls-Royce Merlin engine

It is, quite simply, one of the most recognisable sounds of the last century. Tara Leggett delves into the history of the second most-produced engine of World War II to understand its adored status