Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Rolls-Royce Trent 700

The Rolls-Royce Trent 700 is an axial-flow, tripple-spool, turbofan engine which was developed by Rolls Royce from the RB.211 to power the Airbus 330. It belongs to the family of Trent engines. The Trent 700 first ran in August 1990, and certification was achieved in January 1994. 90 minutes ETOPS approval was achieved in March 1995, and this was extended to 120 minutes in December 1995 and 180 minutes in May 1996.

Specifications for the Rolls Royce Trent 700

Type: Triple-spool high bypass turbofan
Length: 3.91 m (154 in)
Diameter: 2.47 m (97 in)
Dry weight:
Bypass ratio: 5.0:1
Compressor: Eight-stage IP compressor, six-stage HP compressor
Turbine: Single-stage HP turbine, single-stage IP turbine, four-stage LP turbine
Combustors: Single annular combustor with 24 fuel injectors

Rolls Royce Trent Certification