Rolls-Royce reveals Chinese ambition

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Rolls-Royce has revealed plans to build on its share of the Chinese market after the first Airbus A350 aircraft powered by its Derby-built Trent XWB engine landed in the country. Sichuan Airlines has ordered an Airbus 350 and will start using the aircraft later this month (August). China is the world's second-largest civil aviation market and Rolls-Royce says it presents "tremendous opportunities". The Derby manufacturing giant powers over half of the region’s widebody fleet, with 20% of Trent engine orders coming from Chinese... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...