Rolls-Royce BR725 engine reaches one million flying hours

Rolls-Royce has announced its BR725 engine has hit a milestone of one million flying hours, the company said.

The engine powers Gulfstream´s ultra-long-range G650 business aircraft.

The BR725-powered G650 family can fly up to 7,500 nm/13,890 km at Mach 0.85 and 6,400 nm/11,853 km at Mach 0.90. The G650 and the G650ER are capable of a near-supersonic maximum operating speed of Mach 0.925 and have a maximum cruise altitude of 51,000 feet/15,545 metres.

Rolls-Royce Holdings plc pioneers cutting-edge technologies that deliver the cleanest, safest and most competitive solutions to meet our planet´s vital power needs. Rolls-Royce has customers in more than 150 countries, comprising more than 400 airlines and leasing customers, 160 armed forces, 4,000 marine customers including 70 navies, and more than 5,000 power and nuclear customers.
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