Rolls Royce the Leader in Aviation
Rolls-Royce is considered to be the world leader in power systems, meeting the needs of the customers, shareholders as well as employees. Rolls-Royce provides effective cost engineering products and services to military and commercial customers in propulsion, material handling and power markets all around the world. From airlines, executive jet operators, military all most all customers all rely on Rolls-Royce, innovative ideas for the powerful range of aero engines.
I order to understand why Rolls-Royce, are one of the leaders in aviation engine designer, I will take the time to walk through a little history. Frederick Royce worked as a electrical equipment manufacturer in which he built the first Royce car in 1904. Royce built three 10-horsepower, two-cylinder cars which later catch the attention of Charles Rolls, which was considered as a car enthusiast from way back in 1894. Rolls, owned a dealership in London where he first met Royce. This is when the partnership was established. Rolls sold the cars while Royce built them. After great success with the automobile, Rolls-Royce produced its first aircraft engine ten years later in 1914.
Rolls-Royce Builds First Aircraft Engine
The Eagle and the Falcon were the first developed aero engines of World War I by Rolls-Royce. In 1919, Rolls-Royce incorporated as Rolls-Royce of America and production start a year later. Although the parts were manufactured in the United States, the engines were assembled in the United Kingdom. Although the company only experienced with motorcars, Rolls-Royce, responded to the demands of the war and built a 12-cylinder aero engine called the Eagle. The Eagle tested initially at 225 horsepower (168 kilowatts) in March 1915, its later versions produced as much as 360 horsepower (268 kilowatts). It powered important twin-engine bombers including the Handley Page 0/400 that later became a successful airliner and the...