Rolls-Royce and Liebherr-Aerospace are to establish a 50:50 power gearbox joint-venture (JV) for Rolls-Royce’s new UltraFan engine.  Together, the partners will develop manufacturing capability for the UltraFan’s power gearbox, Rolls-Royce’s first geared commercial jet engine which is slated to enter service from 2025. The JV, located in Friedrichshafen, will provide production engineering for the power gear drive train components. “This exciting new engine ...

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