Author Topic: RR win BUFF engine replacement contract  (Read 718 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Sneaky_Nikon

  • G8 Contact Group
  • Air Vice-Marshal
  • *
  • Posts: 1628
  • Gender: Male
  • Local Airport: EGAE/AA
  • Favourite Aircraft: Cold War jets
RR win BUFF engine replacement contract
« on: September 28, 2021, 01:06:58 PM »
Rolls-Royce North America has been tapped to supply the replacement jet engines for the venerable Cold War-era B-52 Stratofortress nuclear heavy bomber. Beating out GE Aviation and Pratt & Whitney, the company will provide its F-130 turbofan engine to power the giant aircraft for the next three decades.
Architect, Architect. VENGEANCE one one on fours.....

Offline Merlin

  • Global Moderator
  • Air Vice-Marshal
  • *****
  • Posts: 1681
  • Gender: Male
  • Cake or Death???
  • Local Airport: George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD/EGAC)
  • Favourite Aircraft: Merlin EH-101, Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey), Supermarine Spitfire
  • Camera Used: Nikon D5200, Sigma DG 150-500mm 1:5-6.3 APO HSM
  • Photos: 7
  • Photos: 45
  • Photos: 10
Re: RR win BUFF engine replacement contract
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2021, 06:43:12 PM »
Lawsuit from GE and/or P&W incoming in 5... 4... 3...
"The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage."

Click Here to view my aircraft photos at JetPhotos.Net!