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ROLLS-ROYCE TRENT 500 ENGINE: TESTS WERE SUCCESFULL
LONDON, Rolls-Royce Trent 500, the engine that will power Airbus A340 jetliner, passed succesfully the first scheduled tests. Since June, 29 flights have been made as a trial test, for a total of 49 flight hours with an Airbus A340-300 modified with a Trent 500 engine. Tthe seven units of this engine already in use in the scheduled program reached a total of almost 2000 hours of flight.
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency