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Rolls-Royce Delivers Trent 1000 Engines For 787-9 First Flight

June 20, 2013

Company Says New Engines Are One Percent More Fuel Efficient Than Current Model Rolls-Royce has delivered Trent 1000 engines to power the first test flight of the latest member of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner family, the 787-9. The engines will provide 74,000lb thrust for the 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, which will fly for the first time later this year. Trent 1000s will also power the aircraft’s entry into service with Air New Zealand in 2014.

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