One engine good, two engines bett er, 12 engines…?

Although continuing to insist that there is nothing wrong with the Trent 900 engine used on the A380, despite the uncontained failure that left a hole in the wing of a Qantas A380 and rained down bits of engine over the Indonesian island of Batam – engine maker Rolls-Royce has come up with a solution […]


Although continuing to insist that there is nothing wrong with the Trent 900 engine used on the A380, despite the uncontained failure that left a hole in the wing of a Qantas A380 and rained down bits of engine over the Indonesian island of Batam – engine maker Rolls-Royce has come up with a solution that has multiple contingencies built into it. And it also boasts the largest carbon footprint of any aircraft in the world (yes even bigger than the AN-225)…yay!