Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines are the powerplant for Airbus’s new BelugaXL air transporter which has completed its maiden flight.
The BelugaXL is based on an Airbus A330 design and the
The Trent 700 is the clear engine of choice on the A330 design on which the BelugaXL is based.
“We are very proud to be powering the BelugaXL for Airbus. As well as being a plane-spotter’s delight, aircraft like these have a very special role to play in bringing the aerospace supply chain to life,” said Adair Swan, Rolls-Royce, Trent 700 Programme Director, Civil Aerospace.
“The Trent 700 engine is the perfect engine to support this critical process, with more than 50 million flying hours under its belt,” he added.
More than 1,600 Trent 700 engine are in service today and the Trent 700 has been selected by 88 operators.