“Future Propulsion Technology – Meeting the Challenges of Flightpath 2050”
Thursday 4th February 2016
Lecture Starts at 6.00 pm
Post-Lecture Reception at 7.30 pm
Speaker: Alan Newby
EVP Engineering & Technology, Strategy & Future Programmes, Rolls-Royce plc
Location: Wolfson Hall, Churchill College, Storey’s Way, Cambridge CB3 0DS.
NOTE: Parking is available all along Churchill Road and in the main car park at the end of that road. Please register in advance if you require Disabled Parking by Contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Alan Newby will discuss the role of propulsion system technology in the development of aeroengines, beginning with the improvements made through the Trent family in addressing the ACARE goals. He will then describe the recently announced next generation Advance and Ultrafan engine technologies before looking at the more radical engineering engine and aircraft technologies likely to be required to meet the Flightpath 2050 aviation goals.
Visitors Welcome, No Booking Required.