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

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    Police say one person is dead following a plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.
  • Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid-Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Authorities haven't confirmed whether the pilot of a small plane that crashed near Miami Executive Airport Sunday survived. plane crash Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport. Emergency crews respond to a plane crash outside of Miami ...
  • One dead in plane crash near Miami Executive Airport
    One person died in a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade police said. An FAA statement said the pilot was the only person on the plane: “A Piper PA 60 aircraft crashed approximately one and a half miles west of the Miami Executive Airport today at 2:50pm. The pilot ...
  • 50th Anniversary of Otis Redding's death, crash in Lake Monona
    MADISON (WKOW) -- Musical historians say the story of soul music legend Otis Redding is a tragic one. Ironically, Redding didn't reach the height of his fame until after his death in a small plane crash outside of Madison, 50 years ago today. Archival information says it's unclear what went wrong during ...
  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Miami-Dade Police said one person is dead following a small plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade. Rescue crews rushed to the site of a downed plane Southwest Miami-Dade County Sunday afternoon. The incident happened in the area of Southwest 121st Street and Southwest 157th Avenue.
  • Plane remains submerged after bodies recovered from Lake Harney crash site
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - The bodies of a pilot and two trainees were recovered Saturday evening from a plane that crashed into Lake Harney Friday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Related Headlines. Plane crash in Lake Harney. Bodies recovered in Lake Harney plane crash, ...
  • Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast
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  • 2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed into a Clairemont home and burst into flames Saturday, killing two passengers and destroying the house, authorities said. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. when the Beech B36 Bonanza crash-landed in the baseball field ...
  • The Crown Recap: School Days
    But to his eye, Charles is growing up in the middle of ruinous luxury and he's spoiled by overindulgence. After all, Charles has parents! His sister didn't die in a horrible plane crash! He needs toughening up. The sad irony is that far from overindulgence, Charles is most in need of a parent to hug […]
  • Small plane plummets into San Diego house, killing two
    Two people were killed when a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city's Clairemont neighborhood, a few miles north of downtown, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two of the four people aboard ...

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