Trent

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... »

Engine Two afire on Cathay Pacific Airbus

Monday, May 16, 2011
By George Hatcher
Engine Two afire on Cathay Pacific Airbus

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Bui Tuan Khiem What: Cathay Pacific Airbus A330-300 en route from Singapore (Singapore) to Jakarta Where: Singapore When: May 16th 2011 Who: 136 passengers Why: After takeoff, the right engine developed problems. Twenty minutes into the flight, the plane started to shake, and the... »

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,... »

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