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EASA has certified the new Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 engine

British engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has received European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for its new Pearl 700 engine.

The new engine will power the latest Gulfstream G800 and G700 jets. Equipped with Pearl 700 engines, the G700 and G800 will be able to fly over long distances at almost the speed of sound.

During the test campaign, the Pearl 700 engine proved its ability to withstand bird strikes, ice, hail and water ingress. The engine can also run on either conventional jet fuel or 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

“The G700 and G800 are able to deliver their impressive performance thanks to Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 engines and Gulfstream’s advanced wing and biplane wing,” said Mark Burns, president of Gulfstream.

Gulfstream G700 and G800 Specifications

Gulfstream introduced the G700 jet in 2019. Designed to accommodate 19 passengers, the G700 can reach a maximum range of 7,500 nautical miles (12,950 kilometers) and a top speed of Mach 0.925 (1,133 kilometers per hour).

Launch customer Qatar Executive has ordered 10 G700s and the first delivery is expected to take place in 2022.

The Gulfstream G800 jet was launched in 2021. The new aircraft is currently the world’s farthest private jet, able to fly up to 8,000 nautical miles (14,816 kilometers) at Mach 0.85 (1,041 kilometers per hour) and 7,000 nautical miles (12,964). kilometers) with a maximum speed of Mach 0.925 (1133 kilometers per hour).

Powered by Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 engines, the G800 is designed to accommodate up to 19 passengers and offers up to four living areas or three living areas with a crew compartment. The G800 made its first flight in June 2022.

The Gulfstream G800 is a direct competitor to the Bombardier Global 8000, which is scheduled to enter commercial service in 2025. Once developed, the Bombardier Global 8000 business jet will be the world’s fastest aircraft with a range of up to 8,000 nautical miles (14,816 kilometers). ) and reach a maximum speed of Mach 0.94 (1151 kilometers per hour).



https://www.aerotime.aero/articles/32207-rolls-royce-gets-certification-for-pearl-700-engine EASA has certified the new Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 engine

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