Rolls-Royce plans more efficent aircraft engine, Reuters reports Rolls-Royce says it plans a new aircraft engine called the "Advance" which would be up to 6% more efficient than its latest model and could be ready by the end of this decade, reports Reuters. The "Advance" could be a successor to its Trent XWB which is due to enter service later this year.Reference Link
Ducommun wins multiyear contract from Rolls-Royce for Trent 1000-TEN engine Ducommun (DCO) announced that it has been selected by Rolls-Royce Holdings (RYCEY) to produce complex interconnect systems for the Trent 1000-Ten engine – which will power all variants of the Boeing (BA) 787 Dreamliner. Ducommun will manufacture these products through 2022 at its operation centers in Joplin, Mo. and Guaymas, Mexico. The Trent 1000-TEN engine is scheduled to be certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency before the end of 2015.