Open Rotor Engines Mark Taylor

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Open-rotor engines for the next generation of midsize airliners are still in the development phase but are already catching the eye of airlines around the world with their promise of more than 25% fuel-burn improvement.

 

Mark Taylor, Senior Project Engineer at Rolls-Royce will discuss their development in the context of aircraft engine technology and the wider implications for air travel and airports of the future.

 

This event took place on 21 October 2009.