25 August 2013
Rolls Royce Trent XWB achieved 10.000 flight cycles
The engine of the Airbus A350 XWB has reached the milestone of 10.000 simulated flight cycles to the test. Currently there are running endurance tests of the Trent XWB in Spain and the United States.
In total, 12 engines have completed more than 5,000 hours in the past 3 years on various test rigs and in the air.
In parallel, the preparations for the tests of a demonstrator for the stronger version Trent XWB-97 (for A350-1000) are ongoing.
Based on the article “Rolls-Royce Trent XWB erreicht 10.000 Flugzyklen” published in Flug Revue