April 25, 2018

Airbus and Rolls-Royce sign collaboration agreement

  • Airbus’ powerplant integration expertise to play an important role in optimising the fuel efficiency gains of Rolls-Royce’s UltraFan engine demonstrator

ILA Berlin Air Show – Airbus and Rolls-Royce have signed a collaboration agreement for the integration of Rolls-Royce’s UltraFan® demonstrator for flight testing. The integration solutions demonstration will be co-funded by Clean Sky 2, the European Union research programme focused on developing technology to reduce emissions.

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April 25, 2018

Airbus presents ‘Flight Lab’ BLADE test aircraft at ILA

  • Showcasing its “Flight Lab” BLADE demonstrator aircraft for the first time at a major air show.
  • The most extensive wing laminar flow demonstrator programme ever undertaken for commercial aviation.
  • Improving aviation’s ecological footprint, with a 50% reduction in wing friction.

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