Rolls-Royce Gearbox Sets Aerospace Record
Rolls-Royce set a new record for the world’s most powerful aerospace gearbox just months after testing began. The company confirmed that its Power Gearbox successfully reached 70,000 horsepower while on test at a facility in Dahlewitz, Germany. The gearbox will play a central role in the company’s next-generation UltraFan engine, which will be available in 2025. The Power Gearbox is designed to run all the way up to 100,000 horsepower.
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