Rolls-Royce(Hall B) present its ‘Partnership with India – Past, Present and Future’ exhibition at the tenth Aero India show,with threeexamples of its innovative propulsion systems –the Adour, which powers the Hawk trainer,the Trent 700 from the Airbus A330 tanker aircraft, and the C-130J’s AE2100 engine.
Key exhibits at the Rolls-Royce stand are:
• The Adourisa collaborative engine between Rolls-Royce and Turbomeca with the thrust range from 5,240 lbf dry to 8,430 lbf with reheat. The engine is available as a complete power unit, with orwithout thrust augmentation using reheat. The Jaguar has flown with Rolls-Royce Adour Mk811 since 1981 and the Adour Mk871 has been powering the new Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer, used to train the next-generation of Indian pilots.
• The Trent 700 is the first engine in the highly successful Trent family. It has established itself as the engine of choice on the A330 with over 57 per cent of themarket. Trent 700 engines will power the new French A330 MRTT aircraft.
• AE 2100 turboprop is a two-shaft design with a 14-stage compressor driven by a two-stage High Pressure turbine. The AE 2100 poweringthe C-130J has further strengthened Rolls-Royce’s relationship with the Indian defence forces.
As the second largest provider of defence aero-engine products and services globally, Rolls-Royce has been a key strategic partner to the Indian Air Force since 1933. Currently,the Indian Military has over 750 Rolls-Royce engines, consisting of 10 different engine types. Rolls-Royce has been a trusted partner of the Indian defence sector for the past eight decades and is committed to contributing towards India’s defence infrastructure and modernisation programmes.As India gets ready to move on its growth path,Rolls-Royce will continue to support the country with a powerful portfolio of products and services as well as the right combination of experience and advanced technologies.

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