25 MAY 2009


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Article from BTNews 25 MAY 2009

Trent engines tested on 787 Dreamliner

ROLLS-ROYCE TRENT 1000 engines have been tested on the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner ZA001 and the aircraft will continue more tests over the coming days leading to the maiden flight in June.  The second aircraft ZA002 has also been progressing well and was recently seen painted in ANA colours at the factory production line.  The Hamilton Sundstrand APU (Auxiliary Power Unit) has also been tested successfully.  According to the delivery schedule the first aircraft ANA is due to receive is ZA007 unless Boeing has juggled the delivery positions. www.boeing.com

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