Rolls-Royce Successfully Test Flies Trent 1000 on 100% SAF Written 20 October 2021


Trent 1000 on a Boeing 787 prototype | MilborneOne; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 3.0

Aviation International News reports that Rolls-Royce announced Tuesday it “has carried out a successful test flight of its 747 flying testbed aircraft using 100 percent Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in a Trent 1000 turbofan.” The aircraft “flew from Tucson International Airport in Arizona, passing over New Mexico and Texas, carrying a Trent 1000 engine running on unblended SAF while the remaining three RB211 engines ran on standard jet fuel, arriving back in Tucson three hours and 54 minutes later.”
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