As has been the trend at major international air shows in recent years, the news out of the 2016 Farnborough Airshow is as much—if not more—about engines as the aircraft to which the engines are affixed. With no new major aircraft programs under development, Airbus and Boeing continue to largely rely on their engine suppliers to provide the technological upgrades that will entice airlines to buy their aircraft. Rolls-Royce kicked off Farnborough by announcing that the Trent 1000 ...

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