ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ROLLS ROYCE, THE AEROSPACE COMPANY
Rolls Royce Aerospace is a subsidiary business of the larger Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC. This company is a multinational engineering company based in the Great Britain. This company was founded in 1904 when Henry Royce and Charles Rolls merged their businesses, one which focused on car engineering, and the other focused on selling the products. Today, it designs and distributes several technological systems. This involves power systems for the airline and aviation industries. They are also largely involved in the automobile engineering industry. Today, they are the second-largest manufacturer of aviation engines in the entire world. In addition to this, they also have major stand in the energy sector, and also marine technology.
The aerospace business of Rolls-Royce focuses on commerical and military equipments. This includes gas turbine engines for the military, civil, aircraft and other corporate organizations. Their clientele expands throughout the entire world. Basically, they are known for making engines for private and public jets, regional, and corporate jets engines. They are also known in the United States for making engines for helicopters. Their function in building power systems is evident in their construction and installation of power generation systems.
The aircraft engines from Rolls-Royce have been in existence for over 25 years, and has been known to set records in its creation of each new engine. This innovative behavior has earned the engines more than 145 million of flying hours.
On the other hand, the aerospace defense engineering arm of the organization has more than 16,000 military engines in more than 103 countries. The place of their products in this field cannot be overemphasized, as they create solutions in the sub-category of combat, helicopters design and engine building, trainers technology and so on. All of these solutions are geared towards creating a formidable military for each country they work with. An example is the Rolls-Royce Distributed Generation Systems which has been a partner of the UK Army for more than 20 years.
The most popular technology of the aerospace company is the gas turbine technology. This technology has been used to create a broad range of aero-engine products in the world. The company has more than 50,000 engines currently in use with at least 500 airlines. They also have engines being used in corporate and utility facilities which totals up to 2,400. The company also powers fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft for more than 100 armed forces around the world.
Another subsidiary arm, the Rolls-Royce Marine Power Operations is the one responsible for the manufacturing and testing of nuclear reactors which are used in the Royal Naval Submarines.
A list of their aerospace engines include:
- The Olympus 593
- The Conway
- A350’s Trent XWB
- Rolls-Royce Liftsystem
The Trent in 2019 was the company’s biggest engine, and it enforced the manufacture of 510 powerplants, where the installation of 5,029 engines happened.
Rolls-Royce prides itself on the use of top-notch technology offered in a clean, safe and highly competitive environment. They are dedicated towards meeting the maximum power needs of planet Earth.