Boeing Selects Rolls-Royce Turbofan for MQ-25


Boeing Phantom Works’ MQ-25 unmanned aerial vehicle prototype is powered by a single, 9,000 lb-thrust Rolls-Royce AE3007N turbofan, Boeing disclosed on 5 April. The aerospace manufacturer said the engine has powered its prototype on tarmac manoeuvres meant to simulate the sort of taxiing the drone would be expected to perform on an aircraft carrier deck, […]

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