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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

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The airliner that could do London to Tokyo in under three hours

Virgin Galactic has unveiled a design for a supersonic airliner that makes Concorde seem slow – and could revolutionise commercial air travel.

Rolls-Royce to Cut 9,000 Jobs

Engine manufacturer, Rolls-Royce has said it will cut at least 9,000 roles from its global workforce of 52,000 in a bid to reduce its cash expenditure amid a drop in demand for its civil aerospace engines and services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SECRET PROJECTS:Rolls-Royce’s own fighter concept

The involvement of Rolls-Royce’s Hucknall plant in fitting the North American P-51 Mustang with its Merlin engine...

R-100 Airship's debut flight commemorated

A set of first day covers have been issued to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Airship R-100's maiden voyage.

B-52 engine replacement campaign gathers pace

The US Air Force (USAF) has provided an update on its Commercial Engine Replacement Program (CERP) – which seeks to replace the powerplant of its venerable Boeing B-52H Stratofortress fleet.

Do airlines dream of electric fleets?

With the world becoming increasingly conscious of its ecological...

Rolls-Royce unveils Tempest engine technology details

Rolls-Royce, has unveiled the first details of the “world-first technology” that will be incorporated into the Tempest next-generation fighter aircraft.

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Keeping the Merlin in power

IN SERVICE ROLLS-ROYCE MERLIN The beautiful Speed Spitfire...