Rolls-Royce Trent 1000, launch engine for the 787, received its joint airworthiness certification from Europe's EASA and US FAA, becoming the first engine to be validated concurrently under new regulatory procedures. The certification comes as scheduled and just 18 months after the engine's first ground run. Nine development engines have been used in ground testing and a further 10 will support inflight testing on four 787s. According to Rolls, the results of rig and engine testing have ...

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