Rolls-Royce Claims Records for ‘World’s Fastest’ All-Electric Aircraft

Engineers clock Spirit of Innovation research airplane at 345.4 mph.
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Rolls-Royce’s All-Electric ‘Spirit of Innovation’ Takes First Flight

Company calls flight a milestone in journey toward zero emissions.
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Hypersonic Plans Put Purdue in Interesting Spot

Development of a test facility and hypersonic tunnel raise excitement for the historic program.
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Rolls-Royce Joins Forces with Tecnam, Widerøe on Electric Model

The project plans a commuter version for debut in 2026.
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Virgin Galactic Unveils Mach 3 Aircraft

New aircraft—in concert with Rolls-Royce—will operate from regular commercial airports.
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Rolls-Royce Zero Emissions Airplane to Make Record Speed Run

The ACCEL all-electric airplane is planned to fly in Spring 2020.
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Rolls-Royce Acquires Siemens’ eAircraft Business

The engine manufacturer makes bid to expand its electric propulsion sector
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Rolls-Royce Completes First Ground Test of Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System

Intended for use in future eVTOLs and general aviation aircraft, flight testing is slated to begin within two years.
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Rolls-Royce Is Building the World’s Fastest Electric Airplane

If all goes according to plan, top speed is projected to be more than 300 mph.
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Rolls-Royce Downsizing Workforce

Jet engine maker will cut about 4,600 managerial jobs in the UK.
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Rolls-Royce Launches IntelligentEngine

New power plant for airliners might someday repair itself.
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A Look at the First Run of the Trent 7000 Demonstrator Engine

Get up-close with the Trent 7000.
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Rolls-Royce Introduces New Fadec Engine

MD Helicopters to launch powerful M250-C47E.
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Robinson Taking Orders for Turbine R66


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