Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce Trent Engine Defection Causes Singapore Airlines Airbus toReturn to Origin

Friday, March 30, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800 en route from Singapore to Frankfurt Where: Singapore When: Mar 27th 2012 Who: 430 passengers Why: While en route, the Airbus’s number three engine surged. Pilots shut down the engine and returned to Singapore. The engine involved was one of four Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines. A “surge” refers to... »

Bangkok-Another Rolls Royce/Trent Engine Fails

Saturday, May 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Bangkok-Another Rolls Royce/Trent Engine Fails

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Rainer Bexten What: Qantas Boeing 747-400 en route from Bangkok (Thailand) to London Heathrow,EN Where: Bangkok When: May 20th 2011 Who: 308 passengers Why: After takeoff from Bangkok, the engine vibration and temperature increased beyond the norm in one engine and the engine is... »

53 Trent Engines Removed from Service

Friday, May 20, 2011
By George Hatcher

Rolls-Royce removed 53 Trent Engines from service over pipe thickness problems in the oil feed pipes. Thinned pipe walls and cracking from a manufacturing defect led to an internal oil fire on a Qantas Airways Airbus A380, which made an emergency landing in Singapore in 2010. This is the flaw that led to Qantas... »

Rolls-Royce wins $2.2bn TotalCare® deal from Emirates

Monday, February 14, 2011
By George Hatcher
Rolls-Royce wins $2.2bn TotalCare® deal from Emirates

Monday, 14 February 2011— Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won a $2.2bn TotalCare® long term services contract from Emirates, covering Trent engines for 70 Airbus A350XWB aircraft. The agreement will bring the airline’s Rolls-Royce powered fleet of 128 aircraft, in service and on order, under TotalCare® arrangements. Tim Clark, President – Emirates Airline,... »

Australian Lawsuit against Rolls Royce Possible

Friday, December 3, 2010
By George Hatcher

Australian Transport Safety Bureau has issued a safety alert. The Qantas A380 Rolls Royce engine failure was due to a (fatigue) cracked tube. The Australian Trade Practices Act allows Qantas to pursue a legal solution against rolls Royce, especially as it appears they were aware of engine problems (fatigue cracking in the thin side... »

Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire. Where There’s Fire, Will There Be Passengers?

Thursday, December 2, 2010
By George Hatcher

engine #2 failed engine #1 and #4 in degraded mode green hydraulics low pressure and low quantity yellow hydraulics engine #4 pump error failure of AC electrical busses 1 and 2 flight controls in alternate mode wing slats inoperative ailerons partial control only reduced spoiler control landing gear control and indicator warnings multiple brake... »

Rolls Royce: Trent 900 statement and Interim management statement

Friday, November 12, 2010
By George Hatcher
Rolls Royce: Trent 900 statement and Interim management statement

Rolls-Royce has made progress in understanding the cause of the engine failure on the Trent 900 powered A380 Qantas flight QF32 on 4 November 2010. It is now clear this incident is specific to the Trent 900 engine. As a result, a series of checks and inspections has been agreed with Airbus, with operators... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • 2 dead in western Wyoming plane crash
    KUTV in Salt Lake City, Utah, reports the plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and ...
  • Probable victims of plane crash near Utah border identified
    According to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office, in Wyoming, the plan is registered to William Patterson, with an Evanston, Wyoming address. The office said it is believed Michelle Patterson and William Patterson are the two people who were killed in the crash with no survivors. The county coroner, the ...
  • Iran Plane Crash
    The search for the Aseman Airlines plane that crashed in bad weather in Iran on Sunday continues, after earlier unconfirmed reports the aircraft had been fou...
  • Search for Iranian plane crash site halted
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 disappeared on Sunday morning in the Zagros mountains with 66 people on board. Updated Updated 1 hour ago. Iranian rescue teams were forced to suspend their hunt for a missing passenger plane for a second night on Monday as severe weather and hazardous ...
  • Cause of plane crash revealed
    National Transportation Safety Board investigators have made a preliminary report explaining what they believe caused a fatal plane crash near Oldenburg in December that killed pilot Dr. Louis Cantilena, 63, Potomac, Maryland; his daughter Dr. Amy Cantilena, 31, Potomac, Maryland; family friend Dr.
  • Iranian rescue teams search for plane wreckage
    Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV has reported.
  • Commercial Plane Crashes in Southern Iran, Killing 66 People
    Meteorologist Orelon Sidney explains how bad weather could have been the cause for a deadly plane crash in Iran. At a Glance. An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in southern Iran. All 65 people on board were killed in the crash. Foggy conditions were blamed for the crash into Mount ...
  • Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found
    Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found.
  • Rescue Team Finds Wreckage From Iranian Plane Crash
    A rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains, Iran, searching for wreckage of a plane. February 19, 2018.Ali Khodaei/Tasnim News Agency via AP. Trump's catch-22 with Iran and the Palestinians could blow up at Israel · Putin's Syrian dilemma: Back Israel or Iran? Not just a gimmick: Netanyahu's ...
  • 66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 left Tehran around 0800 (local time) for the city of Yasuj, some 500km to the south, the airlines public relations chief Mohammad Tabatabai told state broadcaster IRIB.

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