Powering the Whispering Giant the Trent 900 Jet Engine by Rolls-Royce.
The Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine power the world’s largest airliner, the Airbus A380. In February 2001, Rolls-Royce announced the launch of one of the most ambitious engineering programmes in the company’s Civil Aerospace history – thus began an exciting 7-year programmes to power the largest civil airliner ever built. The Trent 900 is the 4th member of the Trent family, and holds pride of place as the largest jet engine ever produced by Rolls-Royce. ‘Powering the Whispering Giant’ plots the Trent 900 journey in photographs from concept to design, development, testing, first flight on the A340 flying test bed, flight test on the A380, Route Proving, Service Readiness and Entry into Service in October 2007.