Rolls-Royce BR725 Obtains FAA Approval

Aviation International News » February 2010
January 26, 2010, 5:11 AM

In late December, the FAA granted type approval for Rolls-Royce’s BR725 turbofan, which powers the Gulfstream G650. The certification covers a thrust rating of 16,100 pounds and follows EASA certification in June. The G650 flight-test program has been under way since November 25, and Gulfstream expects the ultra-long-range wide-cabin business jet to enter service in 2012.

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