A Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine, the powerplant for the new Airbus A350, made its first flight on an A380 test aircraft in Toulouse, France. The aircraft flew with one of its four Trent 900 engines replaced by the Trent XWB. El Al Israel Airlines has signed an agreement to sell and lease back two CFM engines, 56-7B, for around $13-$14 million. El Al leased back those engines for seven years at a lease rate of 0.75%-1.2% per month with an option to extend the contract by five years. As a ...

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