Kate & Willie Unveiled Jet Engine

Tuesday, 11th September 2012

UK Prince William and his wife Catherine, aka Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, unveiled the first plane jet engine to be produced by Rolls-Royce at its new factory in Seletar, Singapore. The royal couple introduced the Trent 900 jet which powers the Airbus A380. The Rolls-Royce facility was built at a cost of S$700 million and employs some 500 people with the Asia-Pacific region now the world's fastest-growing aviation market. The young royals are touring the globe this year as part of celebrations marking the 60-year reign of William's grandmother Queen Elizabeth II.

Rolls-Royce Engines are used by some of the biggest aircraft in th world.

Qantas Rolls-Royce Engine
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