RR500

Rolls-Royce hits key milestone with first development test of new RR500 engine

Rolls-Royce hits key milestone with first development test of new RR500 engine

6-Mar-2011Source: Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has completed the first development test runs of the new RR500 engine. The initial runs included engine start and accelerations to part power. The test team is proud that the engine successfully met all the relevant and applicable milestones. In upcoming weeks, the RR500 engine will continue test runs... Read more

Rolls-Royce and Bell explore RR500 applications

Rolls-Royce and Bell explore RR500 applications

22-Feb-2010Source: Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, and Bell Helicopter have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore options for the retrofit of the Bell 206B JetRanger helicopters with the RR500TS (turboshaft) engine.  The RR500TS was launched in 2009 as part of the RR family of engines that includes the RR500 turboprop and turboshaft and... Read more

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